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The Run and Walk for the Yorktown 5K will end with participants heading down the pier leading to the aircraft carrier.

5k to feature flyover, howitzer

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istorically, november is the busiest month for runners in charleston, rivaled only by March, and this has been the busiest weekend. despite the fact that the folly Beach 10 Miler isn’t being held for the first time in five years, the area is hosting four races in different locations on this veterans day weekend. and the headliner features a salute to veterans. The second annual run and walk for the yorktown 5k will start at 8 a.m. Saturday at patriots point with the national anthem sung by past “american idol” contestant and air force capt. lyndsey goodman, a flyover and aerial display of an at-6 texan warbird plane, and a starting blast from a world war ii-era howitzer. The race begins behind the yorktown parking lot, goes out the back entrance, turns down patriots point Boule-

vard, continuing to harry hallman Boulevard, down into waterfront park to the turnaround, then returns on the same route, with the finish line on the pier running toward the yorktown. The race will conclude with a party on the ship with a band, followed by the awards ceremony. The fee is $30. all proceeds benefit education programs on the aircraft carrier yorktown. www.runfor theyorktown.com

old village 5k

about a 5k away, the 13th annual old village harbor

5k will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, starting and ending at alhambra hall in Mount pleasant. The event is stroller- and dog-friendly, though those with strollers are asked to start at the back of the pack. The cost is $25. contact amanda tallyen at atallyen @tompsc.com. www. townofmountpleasant.com

teachers’ supply 5k

than $900,000 worth of supplies in more than five years. The organization operates a “store” where teachers can “shop” twice each year for the supplies they need. it is at 1401 Sam rittenberg Blvd., Suite 11. www. teacherssupplycloset.org

final ecorun of 2012

and finally, the final capers island ecorun, a 10k and 5k beach run and walk, of 2012 will be at 11 a.m.2 p.m. Sunday. a ferry to the bridgeless barrier island departs from isle of palms Marina at 11 a.m. The ferry returns around 1 p.m. The marina parking fee is $3. The fee to participate is $45. a portion of the proceeds benefits charleston chefs feed the need. Capers ECOrun.blogspot.com

The third of three 5ks on Saturday comes at 9 a.m. at hampton park with the teacher’s Supply closet feet first run for Success. kids events start at 10 a.m. teachers’ Supply closet serves 34 title 1 schools in the tri-county area and provides teachers with free school supplies for the students in their classrooms. teachers’ Supply closet reach david Quick at 937Board member carol viering said the organization has 5516 or dquick@postand provided teachers with more courier.com.


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While racing is the main event at the Charleston Cup, many people go for the tailgating.

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he first movie i remember seeing in the theater when i was a kid was disney’s “The little Mermaid,” and it has stuck with me ever since, becoming one of my favorite animated films. if you’re in the same boat as i am or you have a kid you want to introduce to the magical world “under the Sea,” consider heading over to wando high School on friday or Saturday as the Musical Theater center of charleston puts on “The little Mermaid Jr.” adapted from disney’s 2008 Broadway production, the show will feature ariel, Sebastian, eric, ursula and the other key characters. The all-kid cast will have you humming along to songs such as “part of your world,” “under the Sea” and “She’s in love.” tickets are $10, and show times are 7 p.m. friday and Saturday with a 3 p.m. matinee Saturday. find out more at www.once-upon-a-ballet. com.

time Manhattan association of cabarets & clubs award winner) and Betsy dilellio (“The full Monty”), with founding member of the village people, randy Jones, will be working alongside the orchestra members, and the interest skyrockets. The show will be put on 8 p.m. friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday. and while the higher‘absolutely andrew’ end tickets may push your Speaking of Broadway, the budget ($40), tickets start at king of composers, Sir an$15, so it’s definitely one to drew lloyd webber, will be consider taking the family at the center of a tribute show to. call 882-7409 or go to put on by the youth orches- www.yolow.org. tra of the lowcountry. charleston cup kicking off its 40th ananother event that pushes niversary season, the group will present a musical revue our budget a little bit is the of songs from the legendary 19th running of the charleston cup. tickets start at $25 Broadway composer’s hits, in advance, $30 the day of such as “evita,” “cats” and the race, but if you’re a horse “phantom of the opera.” lover as i am, then the exadd to the legendary mupense is worth it. sic the facts that Broadway held Sunday at The planperformers omar lopez tation at Stono ferry and cepero (“american idiot” sanctioned by the national and “evita”), david raimo Steeplechase association, (“Mama Mia” and “cats”), natalie douglas (a seventhe event has become one of

the premier sporting events in the lowcountry, not to mention a great place to see and be scene. The fun begins at 9 a.m., and tailgating is in full swing by the time the racing gets under way at noon. pack a picnic or head over to the vendor village. See www. charlestoncup.net.

factory films

while known more for his pop art, andy warhol expanded his artistic gaze to films in the ’60s. in collaboration, rebekah Jacob gallery and the terrace Theatre are presenting a one-night-only screening event featuring three short films inspired by the characters that frequented warhol’s loft studio, which he called “The factory.” Starting at 7 p.m. at the terrace, catch “13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for andy warhol Screen tests,” “vinyl” and “The velvet underground and nico: a Symphony of Sound.” tickets are $15. go to www.terracetheater.org.

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hollywood breaks out the holiday heavyweights By rick Bentley The Fresno Bee

‘Lincoln’

stars: daniel day-lewis, sally Field, joseph gordonrush off your cabbage levitt patch kids, get out your director: steven Bangles album and spielberg squeeze some air into your plot: abraham lincoln reebok pumps. pushes to get support to The ’80s are back, at least emancipate slaves. when it comes to this year’s what to expect: this is holiday movie releases. not the typical spielberg Just look at the lineup of film and may disappoint films scheduled for movie those looking for big theaters between now and special effects and stunts. christmas: There is a re‘The Twilight Saga: make of the 1984 classic Breaking Dawn — “red dawn.” James Bond, who spied his way through Part 2’ five movies in the ’80s, returns to the big screen, plus stars: Kristen stewart, there’s a film version of “les robert pattinson, taylor lautner Miserables,” a musical that director: Bill condon debuted on Broadway in plot: new mom Bella 1987. even Barbra Streisand, becomes the key player in who starred in the ’80s films a vampire battle royale. “nuts” and “yentl,” is back what to expect: Fans with “guilt trip.” will flock to see the final for those of you who are film. less nostalgic, there’s also the finale of the “twilight” ‘Red Dawn’ stars: josh peck, josh film saga and the beginning of the new “hobbit” hutcherson, chris franchise. hemsworth here’s a look at some of the director: dan Bradley films scheduled to open this plot: teens fight to holiday season. note that save their town from an release dates are subject to invasion of north Korean change. soldiers. what to expect: has a November lot to live up to because the original 1984 movie is a cult ‘Skyfall’ classic. stars: daniel craig, helen mccrory, judi dench, javier ‘Life of Pi’ stars: suraj sharma, irrfan Bardem director: sam mendes Khan plot: james Bond must director: ang lee track down the threat to plot: an indian boy is mi6. adrift at sea with a Bengal what to expect: it’s a tiger. Bond film. there will be what to expect: will be action, lots of action. a visual feast.

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Gollum, voiced by Andy Serkis, is shown in a scene from the fantasy adventure “The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey.”

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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in “The Twlight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2.”

‘Rise of the Guardians’ stars: chris pine, hugh jackman, jude law, alec Baldwin director: peter ramsey plot: immortal guardians team up to protect children. what to expect: Familiar characters will entertain young and old.

‘Killing Them Softly’

stars: Brad pitt, ray liotta, james gandolfini, richard jenkins director: andrew dominik plot: an enforcer must

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Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and a fierce Bengal tiger named Richard Parker must rely on each other to survive an epic journey in “Life of Pi.” track down three crooks who robbed the mob. what to expect: Box office totals will be driven by pitt’s appeal.

December ‘Playing for Keeps’

stars: dennis quaid, jessica Biel, uma thurman, gerard Butler director: gabriele

muccino plot: a man’s attempt to reconnect with his son gets sidetracked by a coaching job. what to expect: will fill the void of romantic comedies.

‘The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey’ stars: orlando Bloom, hugo weaving, cate

Blanchett, elijah wood, martin Freeman director: peter jackson plot: Bilbo Baggins joins a quest to reclaim the lost dwarf Kingdom of erebor. what to expect: it will be a monumental launch for this film franchise. please see movies, page e7


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‘Zero Dark Thirty’

stars: joel edgerton, Kyle chandler, chris pratt, harold perrineau director: Kathryn Bigelow plot: navy seal team 6 searches for osama Bin laden. what to expect: could be the surprise hit of the holiday season.

‘This is 40’

stars: paul rudd, leslie mann, john lithgow, megan Fox director: judd apatow plot: a look at the lives of pete and debbie a few years after “Knocked up.” what to expect: hard to say since apatow’s humor is hit and miss.

‘Jack Reacher’

stars: tom cruise, robert duvall, rosamund pike director: christopher mcquarrie plot: a detective looks into the sniper shooting of five people. what to expect: tom cruise is a safe bet when he’s not in a musical.

Hugh Jackman stars in “Les Miserables.”

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‘Les Miserables’

stars: hugh jackman, russell crowe, anne hathaway, amanda seyfried director: tom hooper plot: ex-prisoner jean valjean’s life changes when he agrees to care for a factory worker’s young daughter. what to expect: the popularity of the stage production will make this a box office hit.

‘Django unchained’

stars: jamie Foxx, leonardo dicaprio, samuel l. jackson director: quentin tarantino plot: a slave works with a german bounty hunter to track killers. what to expect: it’s a tarantino film, so expect this pre-civil war film to be action-packed and bloody.

‘Parental Guidance’

stars: Billy crystal, Bette midler, tom everett scott,

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‘Rise of the Guardians’ is an animated film starring Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law and Alec Baldwin. marisa tomei director: andy Fickman plot: a grandfather’s parenting skills are tested. what to expect: crystal and midler should produce plenty of laughs.

‘Guilt Trip’

stars: seth rogen, Barbra streisand, yvonne strahovski director: anne Fletcher plot: an inventor and his mother go on a road trip. what to expect: it all depends on rogen and streisand chemistry.

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Daniel Day-Lewis stars in “Lincoln,” directed by Steven Spielberg.


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Elizabeth Banks and Tobey Maguire in a scene from “The Details.”

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few new ‘details’ about suburbia By chriSty leMire Associated Press

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mythology of suburbia over the past decade or so, espe1/2 (out of five stars) cially following the success n “The details,” dr. Jeff director: jacob aaron of “american Beauty.” lang (tobey Maguire) estes “The details” doesn’t do lives in a charming subcast: tobey maguire, much that’s new or particuurban Seattle home with elizabeth Banks, Kerry larly inspired to add insight his beautiful wife, nealy washington, laura linney to this collection, but it has (elizabeth Banks), and their rated: r for language, some surprising moments adorable 2-year-old son. sexual content, some drug and nuggets of clarity. and when we first see him, he’s use and brief violence it does offer some uncomdriving home in his toyota running time: 1 hour, fortable truths about the prius, which has a campaign 41 minutes tiny ways in which we try sticker for president Barack what did to get away with stuff, and obama on it, naturally, with you think?: how they grow, and how we a large, lovely plant from Find this review convince ourselves they’re trader Joe’s in the backseat. at charleston still ok. Jeff has resodded the backscene.com Jeff, for example, is exyard, and the place looks and offer your panding his family’s home terrific, until one morning opinion of the film. in defiance of local zoning when he wakes up and finds laws. he tries to get rid of that raccoons have gutted the raccoons by illegally laySuch is the obviousness of ing out poison. and when the grass overnight. yes, the symbolism in this black an afternoon drink with his these are literal raccoons, comedy that explores the but they’re also metaphoribest friend from medical cal raccoons and sometimes, ugly underbelly of seemingly school (kerry washington), idyllic domestic life. when things get especially who happens to be gorgeous perhaps this story from weird, they’re imaginary. and married, leads to a quick writer-director Jacob aaron tryst in the garage ... well, it They dig up transgressions in Jeff’s life and weaknesses estes, with its drugs, adulwas just that one time. and tery and murder, sounds in his character that he’d Jeff felt really bad about it, or rather suppress through his familiar to you. a lot of so it seemed. breezy smugness. movies have upended the This is an inherently self-

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ish person, but he’s not truly evil. he also shows some glimmers of decency, especially when it comes to his basketball buddy, lincoln (played by an unrecognizable dennis haysbert), who’s struggling financially and in need of a new kidney. laura linney is a hoot as the nutty next-door neighbor who threatens to blackmail Jeff over an affair he’s having by trying to launch an affair of her own with him. But then Banks, as Jeff’s wife, doesn’t get nearly enough to do, which makes a climactic reveal from her seem to come from nowhere. and then there’s ray liotta as washington’s husband. he initially seems like a bit of an idiotic lug, but ends up having one standout scene as the cuckolded husband who explains to Jeff in an extended monologue what it means to be a man. The straightforward way in which he cuts to the core suggests the better (and more honest) movie that might have been in here.


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‘skyfall’ gets bond back to basics By roger Moore MCT

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kyfall” is far and away the best and the most British of the daniel craig-James Bond movies. director Sam Mendes (“road to perdition”) gets Bond back to the basics: bullets, babes, big-time bad guys and bawdy humor. and the result is an entertaining romp, an old (spy) school Bond film that reins in the more violent and germanic Bond of Marc forster’s “Quantum of Solace.” in the film’s opening gambit, Bond bites the bullet. he’s accidentally shot while wrestling with a generic villain on the roof of a train speeding through turkey. Since he’s chased this guy by car and motorbike through the crowded bazaars and narrow streets of istanbul (and settings from “taken 2”), spy chief M (Judi dench) is willing to risk the marksmanship of a fellow agent, played with a pizazz by naomie harris, bestknown as the sexy witch of the “pirates of the caribbean” movies. what Bond was trying to nab was a computer hard drive with a “list” on it. Some supervillain with wikileaks tendencies wants to expose spies.

 (out of five stars) director: sam mendes cast: daniel craig, judi dench, javier Bardem, naomie harris, Ben whishaw, ralph Fiennes rated: pg-13 for intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking running time: 2 hours, 23 minutes what did you think?: Find this review at charleston scene.com and offer your opinion of the film.

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Bond getting “killed” means that he’s failed. and that M has failed, too. The fallout for 007 is an obituary. for M, it’s a political raking over the coals, where she’s called an “old fashioned” relic of a bygone era, “the golden age of espionage.” “we can’t keep living in the shadows,” her new boss, the intelligence minister (ralph fiennes), tells her. “There are no more shadows.” we, of course, know better. when Mi6 is hacked and bombed, Bond comes back from his babe-and-beers and drinking games (very indiana Jones) to save the day.

Judi Dench stars in “Skyfall.” except he’s gotten old. he’s lost a step. and he couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn with a walther ppk. no matter, M won’t have anybody else. The biggest problem with the first two craig Bonds, both films of which were huge hits, was the villains. This time, oscar winner Javier Bardem shows up as a murderous hacker with a Julian assange blond mop top. and he brings the pain — and the homoerotic undertones (ok, overtones). The writing — three screenwriters pitched in — is jokier, crisper. The “Bond girl” is played by the ultraexotic Berenice Marlohe. and there’s a new quartermaster, “Q,” played by

Daniel Craig as James Bond in “Skyfall.” waif-thin Ben whishaw in a radical reinterpretation of a witty role that has been beloved by fans of the series for nearly 50 years. “were you expecting an exploding pen? we don’t really go in for that anymore.” yes, this marks 50 years of James Bond films, and Mendes & co. use the film as an excuse to joke about age and trot out old props and older actors (dench and

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albert finney). Mendes gets that the familiar ingredients are what have made this series, and that “reinventing” Bond was never necessary. he just needed a new suit. The finale is straight out of John wayne’s “rio Bravo,” and the violent set pieces — ranging from Shanghai and Macao to parliament and the bunkers of london — are blandly predictable.

But that’s kind of the point here. This is action comfort food, from the brand of gun and martini recipe to the quips and coital interludes. it’s all good, clean, British fun. “Skyfall” — the title’s a tease to a third-act surprise — ensures continuity in that comfort food: that as long as there’s a Britain, there will be a “Bond, James Bond” to look after its interests.


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the best and worst of

James bond

By colin covert Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

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oth as a spy and a filmseries brand, James Bond is invincible. The franchise, celebrating its 50th anniversary with this week’s u.S. release of “Skyfall,” is the longest-lived in movie history. adjusting for inflation, it’s also the most lucrative. The Bond formula of exotic locales, exquisite women, elegant tailoring and extreme danger spawned scads of imitators, but outlasted them all through sheer evolutionary agility. The films regained their youth and topicality with each new leading man, from “dr. no’s” echoes of the cuban missile crisis to “Skyfall’s” cyber-terrorism. That potent cocktail of old and new enables Bond to span a multitude of periods, locales and adversaries. Jason Bourne, John Mcclane or ethan hunt could never fit as smoothly in 1962 Jamaica and 2012 Shanghai. Bond’s wide appeal began with ian fleming’s cold war spy novels, which cast his hero as a lethal mix of British gentleman and blunt instrument. cary grant was approached to take the role. fleming was displeased when Sean connery was cast, calling him “an overdeveloped stunt man.” But as audiences embraced connery, the novelist was won over. in later books, fleming even gave 007 a partly Scots ancestry. in the years since, Bond has matured from a gadgetequipped action figure to a three-dimensional character. M has morphed from Bernard lee to Judi dench. The more times change, the more the iconic spy endures. Though his monomaniacal

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Pierce Brosnan and Michelle Yeoh star in “Tomorrow Never Dies.”

enemies hoped to control the world, it’s Bond who achieved global domination.

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Best Bond: Sean connery and daniel craig. Six actors have played ian fleming’s lethal spy in the eon productions films. The best? it’s a tie between the man who launched the series and the man who rescued it. Sean connery and daniel craig capture Bond’s ruthless cruelty and cold charisma. each knows that even an iconic role calls for some actual acting, and when the scene calls for it they get deep in the game. and both men have a potent physical presence. They look as if they could flatten an adversary without help from one of Q’s chloroform-emitting fountain pens. fate dealt each actor an advantage in this sweepstakes. connery established the Bond brand, setting the competitive bar high for those following him. george lazenby was more athletic, timothy dalton brought a classical actor’s dour focus to the part, pierce Brosnan had the best feel for devil-may-

care humor. But they just weren’t connery. craig’s casting ignited a firestorm of controversy (a blond Bond? unthinkable!), but his brooding, muscular portrayal proved his critics wrong. his debut, the ambitious series reboot “casino royale,” introduced a stripped-down, modern, more thoughtful style to the franchise. craig plays a spy who feels remorse when colleagues die, who sometimes blinks before he pulls the trigger, and struggles with his violent impulses. he’s a Bond who can deliver a crisp right cross, and a bruising emotional wallop. and he doesn’t care if his martini is shaken or stirred. Worst Bond: roger Moore roger Moore is the longestrunning 007 to date, and the least suited to the role. More lounge lizard than cobra, incompetent in action scenes, Moore faced lightweight, forgettable villains, shifting the films’ tone from drama with a dash of irony to selfmockery. hard to decide if Moore’s lowest point was donning a clown disguise in “octopussy” or his drowsy, austin powers-quality sexytime with grace Jones in “a view to a kill.”

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Sean Connery and Honor Blackman star ”Goldfinger.” chilling. and his laser-beam vasectomy machine? Sheer genius. Worst villain: ernst Stavro Blofeld The ultra-diabolical villain of a half-dozen Bond films, overplayed to the hammy hilt by telly Savalas, charles gray and donald pleasence. inspired Mike Myers’ dr. evil. having a white pussycat, a Mao jacket and a secret volcano base full of minions in orange jumpsuits is not the same as having a personality.

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Best Bond Girl: honey ryder The central image of the original Bond movie isn’t Villains the hero fighting dr. no, Best villain: auric or production designer goldfinger ken adam’s striking, fuhe’s got the best henchman turistic secret base. it’s (silent, hat-flinging oddsurf-drenched honey ryder job), the coolest methods (ursula andress) striding for snuffing enemies (paint the caribbean beach in her them gold, crush them in a white bikini, all lips and car-smasher), the clearest stare and a big Bowie knife motivation (simple greed) strapped to her thigh. She and the greatest one-liners set the kiss-kiss-bang-bang (“you expect me to talk?” template for the series’ wom“no, Mr. Bond, i expect you en. They offered more in to die.”). german actor gert the way of va-va-voom than frobe spoke minimal engcoherence or character delish when he took the part, velopment, yet through their but his performance is fullconfidence and comfort bodied, by turns affable and with their sexuality, they

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Richard Kiel (right) stars as Jaws and Roger Moore as James Bond, fighting in the 1977 film “The Spy Who Loved Me.” represented a new kind of female freedom. honey was presented as a competent, resourceful, courageous, even dangerous woman, and her look became a classic pop-culture reference. her appearance at the height of the playboy era was rather tame, yet in a 2003 British tv opinion poll it was voted the sexiest moment in screen history. andress became an instant sensation and went on to become one of the most photographed women of her time. Worst Bond Girl: Bibi dahl in “for your eyes only,”

this nymphet skating star (lynn-holly Johnson, 22) meets Bond and promptly breaks into his hotel room, showers and offers herself to the irresistible spy (Moore, 54 and looking it). fortunately, 007 refuses, making Bibi the only girl to be chased out of bed by James Bond.

Bad girls

Best Bad Girl: rosa klebb frumpy rosa klebb in “from russia with love” is the most formidable femme fatale of them all,

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for 50 years, movies have shaken up 007

By Steven rea The Philadelphia Inquirer

suits, of connery, george lazenby, roger Moore, timothy dalton and pierce Brosnan. “i wish i had had James “There’s this internal conflict Bond on my staff,” John f. in the way fleming wrote kennedy is quoted as saying Bond,” craig said. “you know, in the midst of the cuban he’s an assassin. The whole Missile crisis, when war with idea that he kills people is russia looked imminent. something that fleming re“dr. no,” the first of the mov- ally fought with. ... he fought ies based on ian fleming’s spy with that emotionally. That’s books, had just opened (ocwho the character is.” tober 1962) in theaters in the The character is more than united kingdom. that, though. down through “dr. no,” released the folthe decades, the different lowing May in the united Bonds, and the men who States and starring Sean con- played them, mirrored what nery as the unflappable lady- was happening in the culture, killer with a license to kill, in the tenor and temperadispatched to the caribbean ment of the day. to stop a madman from dis“each actor defined their rupting u.S. missile launches, time, and reflected the times,” was enough of a success that said Barbara Broccoli, who another Bond movie, “from worked on her first Bond russia with love,” followed. film, “The Spy who loved and then “goldfinger.” Me,” when she was 17. She and then another with their has served as producer on the gun-barrel opening-title selast seven. her father, albert quences, brassy John Barry “cubby” Broccoli, who died theme music, Bond villains, in 1996, cofounded the franBond girls, Bond gadgets. chise with harry Saltzman. on friday, “Skyfall,” the The early connery Bond, 23rd 007 enterprise, with then, shivered with the chill daniel craig in his third turn of the cold war. with the as the British intelligence carter and reagan adminisoperative, opens in theaters, trations, “detente” became the the 50th anniversary of the buzzword. formidable franchise. The late-’80s dalton James to date, the Bond movies Bond took on a darker aspect have earned more than $5 bil- for darker times, turning his lion in worldwide box office. attention to drug lords (“li“ian fleming created an cence to kill”) and arms dealamazing character,” said ers (“The living daylights”). craig, who has followed in But after the terror attacks the footsteps, and the tailored of Sept. 11, 2001, the almost

celebrating his 50th birthday, James Bond has been learning some new tricks, but 3-d isn’t one of them. producers of the franchise say they have no interest in a making a Bond film in 3-d. The upcoming “Skyfall” is the first Bond film to be released since “avatar” made 3-d a common and often lucrative practice for blockbusters. “Skyfall” producer Barbara

Broccoli said in a recent interview, “3-d is fantastic for the right material, but we’re not sure Bond is the right way to go. with our movies, there’s a lot of challenges to 3-d, particularly when you’ve got a lot of action and a lot of quick cutting.” Broccoli and her halfbrother, Michael g. wilson, have shepherded the last seven Bond films, preserving the franchise as a family business. “Skyfall” follows 2008’s “Quantum of Solace,” released

no subordinate but the main villain of the piece. played by austrian actress lotte lenya, she is a genuine sadist. She tests red grant (robert Shaw), the assassin chosen to kill Bond, by punching him in the stomach with brass knuckles, remarking coolly, “he seems fit enough.” ultimately she goes after 007 herself, slashing at him with a shoe with a poisoned dagger in the toe. lenya said that when she met people even years later, they looked at her shoes first. Worst Bad Girl: May day campy villain grace Jones fails to energize “a view to a kill.” The pop diva’s reedlike physique makes May’s superhuman strength a cartoonish absurdity, and her amorous grappling with Moore scarred a generation of moviegoers.

careless cool embodied by Brosnan’s Bond during the 1990s, and into the new millennium, had to go. enter the grimmer Mi6 agent introduced by craig in 2006’s “casino royale.” “and we had the opportunity to make ‘casino royale,’ which was the first book fleming wrote, the Bond coming-of-age story. ... and we wanted daniel craig,” Broccoli said. “we fought for him not unlike cubby and harry fought for Sean connery,” Broccoli said, harking back to the brouhaha over the casting of the Scots wrestler-turnedactor to bring fleming’s espionage agent to the screen. other things have changed in the Bond films, too. with every new Bond picture, new Gadgets Bond girls are paraded out Best gadget: aston Martin (“Skyfall’s” french model/ dB5 actress Berenice Marlohe, and naomie harris as the new Moneypenny). But ursula andress’ bikinied beach bunny in 1962’s “dr. no” gave way to denise richards’ nuclear physicist in 1999’s “The world is not enough.” and M, Bond’s boss, became a Ma’am. Judi dench took over the role in 1995’s “goldeneye” and has served in that position ever since. “M is the only person that Bond has to answer to,” Broccoli adds. “and i think the fact that it’s a woman has made it even more interesting.”

No plans for Bond films in 3-D

By Jake coyle Associated Press

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a year before James cameron’s 3-d epic. Shooting in 3-d, which requires larger cameras, can be cumbersome, and quick action shots can be awkward because viewers’ eyes don’t adjust rapidly enough. Still, Broccoli left the door open for things to change. daniel craig is signed for at least two more Bond films, which will be the 24th and 25th in the franchise. neither is being planned in 3-d.

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The Aston Martin is considered James Bond’s car of choice, as seen in “quantum of Solace,” though the DB5 is Bond’s signature vehicle. The ultimate tricked-out ride. accessories include rotating license plates, machine guns behind lowering headlights and passenger ejector seat. The dashboard mapping device predicted modern gpS systems, its rotating tire-slashers inspired the craze for spinny hubcaps, and its ability to lay down a trail of oil and smoke predated the yugo by 20 years. Worst: crocodile minisubmarine plenty of competition here.

There’s the missile-firing boombox from “The living daylights” (“a ghetto blaster,” Q explains). The invisible car from “die another day.” The gondola/hovercraft in “Moonraker” that elicits a double-take from a nearby pigeon. But nothing tops the croco-boat Bond uses to infiltrate kamal khan’s palace in “octopussy.” Because if you want to escape notice, the best way is to motor up in an inert reptile.


E12: Thursday, november 8, 2012

The post and courier


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thursday, november 8, 2012: E13 score: Out of 5 stars g: General Audiences pg: Parental Guidance pg-13: Parents strongly cautioned, some content unsuitable for children under 13 nr: Not Rated r: Restricted

Note: Dates and times are subject to change. Call the theater to make sure times are correct.

Opening

Argo

The Details

1/2 r

hwy 21: Fri-sun: 9:15

this dark comedy tells the tale of a suburban husband and wife who have their lawn and their lives uprooted by family of pesky raccoons.

this film chronicles a cia operation to free six american hostages during the 1979 iranian revolution.

1/2

r

terrace: Fri-nov. 15: 1:10, 5:05, 7:10

Fat Kid Rules the World r

Based on the young adult novel, an overweight and suicidal teen is befriended by a homeless drug addict and they form a punk rock band. park circle: sat: 8

Skyfall  pg-13

james Bond is back and must destroy a threat to mi6, but his loyalty to m is tested when her past comes back to haunt her.

cinebarre: today: midnight; Fri: 12:18, 2:48, 3:23, 6:03, 6:33, 9:33, 10:03, 12:43, 1:13; sat-sun: 9:45, 12:15, 12:50, 3:30, 4, 6, 7, 7:30, 9:10, 10:10, 10:40; mon-nov. 15: 12:18, 2:48, 3:23, 6:03, 6:33, 9:33, 10:03, 12:43, 1:13; terrace: today: midnight; Fri: 12:30, 1:50, 3:25, 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 9:15; sat-nov. 15: 12:30, 1:50, 3:25, 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 9:15

Playing 2 Days in New York  r

relationships are tested when a manhattan couple’s blended family gets an unforgettable visit from parisian relatives. terrace: today: 1:15, 5:15, 7:15

Alex Cross 1/2 pg-13

adapted from the james patterson novel series, a detective/psychologist gets caught in a game of cat and mouse when a serial killer murders his wife. cinebarre: today: 1:10, 4:10, 7:40, 10:15; Fri: 12:42, 3:12, 6:12, 9:17, 11:42; sat-sun: 10:50, 1:20, 4:20, 7:25, 9:50; mon-nov. 15: 12:42, 3:12, 6:12, 9:17, 11:42 citadel: today: 12:40, 2:50, 5:10, 7:30, 9:50 hwy 21: Fri-sun: 7:30 James island: today-Fri: 4, 7:10, 9:40; sat-sun: 1:30, 4, 7:10, 9:40; mon-nov. 15: 4, 7:10, 9:40

TheaTers

cinebarre: today: 12:55, 3:55, 7:20, 10:05; Fri: 12:30, 3:15, 6:05, 9:30, 12:15; satsun: 10:20, 1:05, 3:55, 7:20, 10:05; mon-nov. 15: 12:30, 3:15, 6:05, 9:30, 12:15 citadel: today: 1:30, 4:05, 7:05, 9:40 terrace: today: 12:50, 3, 4:10, 5:10, 7:20, 9:30; Fri-nov. 15: 12:50, 3, 5:10, 7:20, 9:30

Chasing Mavericks

dog, sparky, back to life with the power of science.

Fun Size pg-13

a cleveland teen baby-sits her brother on halloween, but loses him at her crush’s party and must rely on her friends to help her locate him.

cinebarre: today: 1:30, 4:30, 7:05, 9:20 citadel: today: 1, 6:50 James island: today: 6:50

1/2

Here Comes the Boom

this adventure-filled film is based on surfer jay moriarty’s quest for the ultimate and most dangerous wave with local santa cruz, calif., surf riding legend Frosty hesson.



pg

cinebarre: today: 1, 4, 7:25, 10:10; Fri: 2:45; sat-sun: 12:40; mon-nov. 15: 2:45 citadel: today: 3:50, 9:15 James island: today-Fri: 4:15, 7, 9:45; sat-sun: 1:35, 4:15, 7, 9:45; mon-nov. 15: 4:15, 7, 9:45

Cloud Atlas  r

this epic movie explores how actions and consequences shape people’s lives through the past, present and future and the impact they can have over the centuries to inspire a revolution and create a hero. cinebarre: today: 3, 7, 10:35; Fri: 2:32, 6:17, 10:07, 1:47; sat-sun: 11:30, 3:15, 7:05, 10:45; mon-nov. 15: 2:32, 6:17, 10:07, 1:47 citadel: today: 1:20, 4:50, 8:20

Flight 1/2 r

an investigation into a midair catastrophe and the pilot’s successful emergency landing creates more mystery than answers. cinebarre: today: 12:45, 3:45, 7:30, 10:35; Fri: 3:04, 6:19, 9:44, 12:49; sat-sun: 12:35, 3:50, 7:15, 10:20; mon-nov. 15: 3:04, 6:19, 9:44, 12:49 citadel: today: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9:50

Frankenweenie 1/2 pg

tim Burton’s animated tale of young victor’s attempt to bring his beloved

pg

a high school teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter to save the school’s music program.

Paranormal Activity 4  r

Katie and hunter move to a new suburb, and strange, supernatural events follow them into a neighbor’s house.

citadel: today: 7:30, 9:40 James island: today-Fri: 4:20, 6:45, 9:15; sat-sun: 2, 4:20, 6:45, 9:15; mon-nov. 15: 4:20, 6:45, 9:15

The Perks of Being a Wallflower 1/2 r

an introverted high school freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors.

citadel: today: 4:10, 9:15 terrace: today: 12:45, 3, 5:05, 7, 9; Frinov. 15: 3, 9:10

citadel: today: 1:20, 7

Pitch Perfect

Hotel Transylvania

pg-13

 pg

animated tale of a human’s discovery of dracula’s hotel and his falling for dracula’s daughter.

cinebarre: today: 4:25, 9:25 cinebarre 3d : today: 1:25, 7:10 citadel: today: 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:15, 9:30 James island: today-Fri: 6:45; sat-sun: 1:45, 6:45; mon-nov. 15: 6:45 James island 3d : today-nov. 15: 4:15, 9:15

Looper 1/2 r

a time-traveling assassin becomes the target of his employers and must save his 55-year-old self from his 25-year-old self. cinebarre: today: 1, 4, 7:35, 10:20; Fri: 12:33, 3:13, 6:13, 9:43, 12:33; sat-sun: 10:25, 1:05, 4:05, 7:35, 10:25; mon-nov. 15: 12:33, 3:13, 6:13, 9:43, 12:33

The Man With the Iron Fists 1/2 r

a blacksmith in 19th-century china channels ancient energy to become a human weapon and must defend his village against a radical traitor of the clan. citadel: today: 12:40, 2:55, 5:10, 7:25, 9:40

 a menagerie of girls make up a college a cappella group and find competition and romance. citadel: today: 1:25, 4:10, 7:05

Samsara  pg-13

this documentary was filmed over a period of five years in 25 countries and explores the interconnection that can be found through sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites and natural wonders. terrace: today: 8:50

Searching for Sugar Man  pg-13

this documentary follows two south africans as they investigate the myths of what really happened to the 1970s rock-’n’-roller rodriguez, who bombed in detroit but became a phenomenon in their country. terrace: today: 1:30, 7:05

Silent Hill Revelation 1/2 r

plagued by nightmares, heather mason, now almost 18, encounters a demonic alternate reality and discovers that her identity and background may not be what she thinks. cinebarre 3d: today: 7:50, 10:10; Fri:

11:29; sat-sun: 9:45; -nov. 15: 11:29 citadel 3d: today: 1:15, 3:55, 7, 9:35 James island: today-Fri: 7:10; sat-sun: 1:55, 7:10; mon-nov. 15: 7:10 James island 3d: today-nov. 15: 4:25, 9:35

Sinister 1/2 r

a novelist discovers home movies in the attic of his new house and tries to uncover the truth behind a murdered family.

citadel: today: 9:40 James island: today: 4:10, 9:45; Fri: 4:35, 7:10, 9:45; sat-sun: 1:55, 4:35, 7:10, 9:45; mon-nov. 15: 4:35, 7:10, 9:45

Take This Waltz  r

a fling on a business trip creates problems for a married woman once she discovers that her new lover lives across the street from her and her husband. terrace: today: 3:10, 9:05

Taken 2 

pg-13

liam neeson returns as retired cia operative Bryan mills, who this time must save himself and his family.

cinebarre: today: 1:20, 4:20, 7:40; Fri: 5:43; sat-sun: 4; mon-nov. 15: 5:43 citadel: today: 12:50, 3, 5:10, 7:20, 9:40 hwy 21: Fri-sun: 9:10 James island: today-Fri: 4, 6:50, 9:30; sat-sun: 1:25, 4, 6:50, 9:30; mon-nov. 15: 4, 6:50, 9:30

Wreck-It Ralph  pg

this animated film follows a video game villain on his havoc-making, game-hopping quest through the arcade to become the “good guy.”

cinebarre: today: 12:45, 3:45; Fri: 12:08, 2:43, 5:43, 9:08; sat-sun: 10:10, 12:45, 3:45, 7:10; mon-nov. 15: 12:08, 2:43, 5:43, 9:08 cinebarre 3d: today: 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 9:50; Fri: 12:38, 3:13, 6:13, 9:38, 12:08; satsun: 10:40, 1:15, 4:15, 7:40, 10:10; mon-nov. 15: 12:38, 3:13, 6:13, 9:38, 12:08 citadel: today: 12:30, 1:30, 2:50, 4, 5:10, 7:15, 9:30 citadel 3d: today: 12:45, 3:30, 6:45, 9:10 hwy 21: Fri-sun: 7:30 James island: today-Fri: 6:50; sat-sun: 1:40, 6:50; mon-nov. 15: 6:50 James island 3d: today-nov. 15: 4:15, 9:20

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E14: Thursday, november 8, 2012

food truck rodeo

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Event wrangles up variety of options

editor’s note: saturday’s Food truck rodeo is part of a series of events presented by the post and courier and charleston scene.

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what: Food truck rodeo when: 3-10 p.m. saturday where: the post and courier parking lot, 134 columbus st. By aBigail darlington price: Free admission adarlington@postandcourier.com for more info: www. postandcourieradvertisf charleston’s food truck ing.com/foodtruckrodeo phenomenon has shown us anything, it’s that “fast food” doesn’t have to mean refueling people instead of greasy cheeseburgers and airplanes. an almost-certain case of “our whole mission with heartburn. with more food refuelers is to refuel you so trucks popping up on the you can go about your daily street corners, eating on mission,” he said. the go has become easier, Saturday’s menu items will healthier and much more include lumpia, which Stadiverse. ment explained is like a filiThe food truck rodeo pino version of an egg roll. in The post and courier They’ll also have fried rice, parking lot Saturday will cheese steaks and adobo, one showcase just how much the of the truck’s most popular new industry has grown. dishes. participating are 16 locally The base of adobo is a soy, owned food trucks with spe- vinegar and bay leaf broth cialties that run the gamut of with steamed rice and a cuisine. choice of pulled pork or Jessie Stament, owner of shredded chicken. Stament refuelers Mobile cafe, said adds a boiled egg, and once he’ll be serving the same it’s soaked up enough broth, authentic filipino food he he mashes it all together and grew up eating. Stament’s tops it with fried chicken parents met in the philipskin. pines, where his father was “adobo is a very traditional based during his service in filipino dish. it took a while the air force. for people to catch on, but it “i was born on the air sells pretty quickly,” Stament force base in the philipsaid. pines, so i’ve eaten this stuff “a lot of people don’t know all my life,” he said. much about filipino food, Stament followed in his so it’s fun to introduce it to father’s footsteps and served people in charleston.” as an in-flight refueler with The Magic cheese truck’s the air force for about five focus is a little more domesyears. tic. it specializes in the age“a refueler’s mission with old american favorite: the the air force is to refuel air- grilled cheese. planes while they’re in flight popular options include so they can complete their the buffalo chicken melt or mission without having to the turkey artichoke parmeland,” he said. san, but co-owner Martha his work with the air walters said her favorite force helped inspire the sandwich is the pimiento concept for his filipino food cheese with bacon. truck. when his time with “(co-owner devon Stence) the air force ended, Staand i eat our food almost ment said he wanted to try every day. it’s just so good,”

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Cherna B. and Rena L. of Happy Camper Snoballs serve up some sweets at last year’s Food Truck Rodeo.

Hello My Name is BBq serves some hungry patrons. File photographs By marie rodriguez

Tidal Jive performs at last year’s Food Truck Rodeo, put on by The Post and Courier and Charleston Scene.

participating food trucks z refuelers mobile cafe z King of pops z the creole Food truck z auto-Banh Food truck z dulce truck z taco Boy z hello my name is BBq z outta my huevos

Deep Water Soul Society performs. walters said. patrons can order sides of homemade tomato basil soup to go along with their sandwiches. it may sound simple, but it wouldn’t be easy to replicate. walters said their recipe for the popular soup includes a

secret blend of spices. They also offer a kids’ basket, which includes an american grilled cheese, chips and a lollipop. “The great thing about our truck is that we can feed the whole family,” walters said. Saturday will be the ninth

food truck rodeo event The Magic cheese truck will participate in. walters said the rodeos are one of the main perks to owning a food truck. “The rodeos are great because there’s something there for everyone,” she

z geechee island mobile Kitchen z the magic cheese truck z diggity doughnuts z jack’s cosmic dogs z roti rolls z cast iron Food truck z Barbeque joint z Foodie truck said. “it’s a great event for the community, and we’re so grateful for The post and courier hosting all of us.” This will be the second food truck rodeo event for claire Masingill and tim rodeo from page e14


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logan, co-owners of outta My huevos. They’ve been in business for about three months, so Masingill said they hope Saturday’s rodeo earns them some exposure. The truck mostly serves brunch favorites such as waffles, biscuits and breakfast burritos, but Masingill said they also feature a few lunch options including hamburgers and Blt’s. “we wanted to make it all fresh, homemade food,” Masingill said. “we make everything ourselves, down to the english muffins or the chorizo for the breakfast burritos.” Masingill and logan met at Mccrady’s where they serve tables. The food truck is a first stab at entrepreneurship for both of them. “we’ve picked up some things working in a restaurant and seeing how it all works,” Masingill said. “we decided that we were ready to do our own thing and start our own business. we

Bringers of the Dawn and Long Miles jam for the crowd. Tidal Jive performs.

The crowd dances as Tidal Jive performs. both love to cook and we love food, so we were like,

‘let’s start a food truck.’ ” a main component of their business plan is to include as many local ingredients in their food as possible. Masingill’s favorite menu item is the veggie wrap, which contains goat cheese from Split creek farms, veggies from ambrose farms and eggs from chickens raised by locals celeste and John albers. “we have really great local products with all the flourishing farms around town,

so why not take advantage of that?” Masingill said. The dulce truck, owned and operated by ericka kalinowski, also likes to showcase charleston products. in addition to her homemade gourmet deserts, kalinowski serves tea from the charleston tea plantation. “in keeping with my theme to use local ingredients whenever i can, i decided to do sweet tea since charleston is home to america’s only (working) tea plantation,” she said.

kalinowski likes to feature inventive teas on her menu, such as blueberry basil tea and lemon lavender tea. as for her desert, kalinowski said she recommends her vanilla bean cheesecake, which is topped with a bacon caramel sauce, chocolate sauce or an orange cranberry sauce. She’ll also feature a seasonal pumpkin pie, a six-layer coconut cake, chocolate mousse and other gourmet baked goods on Saturday’s menu.

“i’m just excited to get people to taste my deserts,” she said. “i can’t wait to see their reactions.” The food truck rodeo is an opportune time to get acquainted with charleston’s food trucks, but that’s not all there is to enjoy about the event. four local bands will perform throughout the day, so guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and stick around. Just like the food at the event, the music will include something for everyone. eddie Bush and The Mayhem will perform Southern rock and country originals, old you will play their special brand of blues rock, tidal Jive will perform groovy funk and the Jefferson coker Band will play their blend of americana and folk-rock. Beer and wine will be available during the event, but guests are asked to leave coolers at home. The food truck rodeo is a family-friendly event, and pets on leashes are welcome.


E16: Thursday, november 8, 2012

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frey of the eagles sets his standards high By harriS cohen Special to The Post and Courier

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combination of heading up one of the most successful american bands, a successful solo career during a lengthy “temporary” hiatus of that band and a notable acting career could have led glenn frey to take it easy. instead, The eagles re-reunited in 2007 and released the charttopping double album “long road out of eden,” and frey plays the new kid in town with his recently released dynamic collection of standards titled “after hours.” frey related a desire to record an album like this for the past 20 years, but The eagles, raising a family and other matters delayed the project. now with more time, the most altruistic reason drove frey: both of his parents are still living. “My father is 91 and my mother is 88. i wanted to finish the record while they are still around and for them to enjoy for a long time to come. This is the music they listened to when they were growing up,” frey said. frey said he listens to the style of music he chose for the album a lot, as it is a nice diversion from what he typically plays. he was familiar with many songs of the era. More so, he was a partner in a

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with The eagles still playing select concerts, when asked if there what: glenn Frey is another eagles album to come, when: 8 p.m. tuesday frey replied, “oh, god, i don’t where: dock street theatre, know.” 135 church st. he elaborated that it is not an price: requires $500 memberemotional decision but a logistical ship to music with Friends, plus one as it takes a long time to write, $1,500 annual fee for three shows compose and record an album, for more info: www.music which means lengthy stays away withfriends.com from their families. “if we have something new and interesting, it probably makes restaurant in the ’90s, and his comore sense to put out an ep or owners asked him to record eight even just a single,” frey said. hours of music for background in the interim, solo projects have provided occupied the band’s members, and ambience. “i bought every reGlenn Frey will perform Tuesday The eagles will release a careercord from every artist of that era: frank Sinatra, nat king cole, ray in Charleston. spanning dvd at the Sundance charles, tony Bennett, everyone. film festival in January. The restaurant came and went, but sounded good. once in the studio, i kept the cds,” frey laughed. with a song list, they obtained the Music With Friends frey is excited about the Music he then was asked by clint eastlyrics and worked out the approwith friends shows tonight in wood at the at&t pro am golf priate key. “with just a piano, we tournament to volunteer to sing wanted to see where the song took charlotte and tuesday at the dock some songs from the ’40s at the us,” frey said, adding, “it was most Street Theatre in charleston. “i’ve been looking forward so party. frey went back to the cds he important that the songs were a very much to playing these songs had made and concluded he could good fit for my voice.” in such small venues. There’s a lot sing “The good life” and “i left After ‘After Hours’ more control, everyone can see My heart in San francisco” in the frey said he wants to record anand hear clearly. it makes everysame key as tony Bennett. “i did other album in this style, calling thing so intimate, magical even. this for a few years, the audience it’s easier to chat with the audienjoyed it, i enjoyed it and i gained “after hours” only a stab at the genre. ence and tell the stories behind the a feel for what this is like’” he said. “i feel i have to. This just got my songs. november is going to be a afterward, friend Michael Bolton feet wet. i’m feeling comfortable lot of fun,” frey said. suggested he take his interest furand there are so many songs i for these shows, frey will open ther. frey made a few demos with with familiar songs from his catasome buddies, and he thought they didn’t get to,” frey said.

By Matthew godBey and fans with its hammering Special to The Post and Courier punk/power-rock and experimental rock undertones. against me! The music is anthemic and after spending nearly five enveloping, while vocalist years topping indie charts, laura Jane grace’s (formerly it wasn’t until 2007, when tom gabel) growling, eccenagainst Me! released its tric voice is addictive with its major-label debut, “new melodious grit and power. wave,” on warner Bros. im- The band is set to release print Sire records, that the its sixth album, “transgenmasses began taking notice. der dysphoria Blues,” next never mind that it was a year. The album is titled in record that came more than reference to grace’s lifelong 10 years after the florida struggle with gender identity quartet formed in its home- disorder and her recent decitown of naples. sion to begin transitioning led by the Butch vigto living as a woman. produced singles “white against Me! will perform people for peace” and Saturday at the Music farm, “Thrash unreal,” “new 32 ann St., with fake probwave” introduced the relalems. doors open at 7 p.m. tively unknown punk-rock tickets are $15 in advance, band to a welcoming audi$18 the day of the show and ence of mainstream critics are available at the Music

farm box office or online at etix.com. call 577-6989 or go to musicfarm.com.

songwriter movement. after seven years in the making, l.a.-based sextet truth & Salvage co. is one of truth & salvage co. the bands leading the genre’s for the past few years, resurgence. like another there has been a musical merger decades ago between movement billowing out of california bands l.a. guns california that’s spreading and hollywood rose, truth across the country. & Salvage co. began as a it’s a revival of the northcollaboration between two ern california rock scene popular l.a. bands, Scrappy made popular in the ’70s by hamilton and old pike. artists such as neil young, Before moving to l.a., The eagles, Jackson Browne, Scrappy hamilton had gotand crosby, Stills & nash, ten its start in asheville, among others. n.c., touring with the SquirThe roots-rock revival rel nut Zippers, dirty dozen has been dubbed the laurel Brass Band and others while canyon sound, named after old pike was building a the bohemian los angeles reputation in indianapolis suburb where many of the by opening for the likes of genre’s best-known figures Ben folds, whiskeytown lived, and has caught steam and John Mellencamp. in a growing post-folk singer/ old pike eventually dis-

log, then move to “after hours” material. This show concludes the Music with friends 2012 schedule. club founder larry farber reflected on the year: “we’re really pleased with the truly wonderful shows by legendary Smokey robinson and gladys knight and we’re 90-percent-plus full.” The club already has sent out a poll for member’s desires for next year’s performers. farber said, “it’s not just about the artist and instead the whole experience, the small-venue intimacy and the people.” This success has led farber to expand with the club’s third site, tentatively scheduled to debut in november next year in nashville, tenn. “The artists have spread the word that these are their favorite shows. artists and agents are now contacting me. anything is attainable,” farber said. The club also works with its members for charitable causes, with several seats for the shows auctioned for local organizations. The club donated seats to the local frey concert to the gibbes Museum of art in conjunction with the art and fame lecture Series sponsorship. “giving back to the community is an integral part of the club,” farber said.

banded and its members dispersed to join My Morning Jacket and rogue wave, leaving front man tim Jones solo in l.a. it wasn’t until Scrappy hamilton relocated to l.a. in 2005 and musician/actor adam grace joined the scene the same year that truth & Salvage co. was born. after being discovered by chris robinson of the Black crowes, the band was signed to chris and his brother rich’s Silver arrow label in 2008, releasing its debut ep the following year. The band’s self-titled debut was released in 2010 to glowing reviews. The album’s additional track, “Them Jeans,” later was picked up by gap for the retailer’s online market. The band will perform

Sunday in charleston as part of the Music 4 vets tour, an offshoot of the Music 4 More charity. The organization also hosts events nationwide to raise funds and awareness for veterans and their needs. Music 4 vets aims to provide relief and healing to veterans in need through music. with firefly Sweet tea vodka serving as the tour’s lead sponsor, the local distillery will be on hand to host various promotions. truth & Salvage co. will perform at The pour house, 1977 Maybank highway, with tim Brantley and Jesse Thomas. tickets are $10 in advance, $12 the day of the show and are available at the door or online at etix.com. call 571-4343 or go to charlestonpourhouse.com.


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neil young & crazy horse Psychedelic Pill/Reprise

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“dreamin’ about the way things sound now, write them down in my book.” So says neil young on “driftin’ Back,” the nearly 28-minute long opening track on “psychedelic pill.” it’s a pretty mellow beginning, especially for a band with as rowdy a reputation as crazy horse. Still, it’s neil young at his best. and when the second song, the album’s title track, kicks in, we get the crazy horse we’ve grown to love through songs such as

“hey hey, My My (into The Black)” and “powderfinger.” young and his band aren’t getting any younger, but instead of going gently into their winter years, neil young & crazy horse are building a snow fort and digging in via their music. The loose, guitar-heavy songs on the album range from country stomps such as “Born in ontario” and “twisted road” to all-out rockers such as “She’s always dancing” and “walk like a giant.”

with the many power pop bands currently out doing their respective things in the music world, one might think that the musical style would be easy to master. nope. for every cheap trick, Big Star and The Smithereens, there are two dozen other bands that try but never quite achieve the true power pop sound. nine times Blue is one band that gets it right. The infectious pop hooks and catchy lyrics on “falling Slowly” show that these

guys have done their homework, and that they are the real thing. The leadoff title track is reminiscent of The gin Blossoms with its bouncy rhythm. “i can’t See you” finds lead singer kirk waldrop channeling The Smithereens’ pat dinizio, while the lovely “Serena” sounds like what might happen if crosby, Stills & nash teamed up with dinizio and his boys for a song. “fun and games” just might be the best elvis

when i heard australian musician claude hay’s album “deep fried Satisfied” a couple of years ago, i was immediately impressed. That admiration grew when i learned that the songwriter not only put on one-man shows by way of loop pedals, but also built his own instruments. even if the potential novelty of those additional abilities doesn’t matter to you, once you get an earful of hay’s electric blues and roots music, you’ll be hard

pressed to find anything negative to say. employing elements of led Zeppelin, aerosmith and taj Mahal, hay actually improves upon the goodness that was “deep fried Satisfied” with his new album, “i love hate you.” The raw title track sets the mood for the album nicely, while tracks such as “Stone face,” “narrow Mind” and “don’t Bring Me down” demonstrate hay’s incredible ear for a great blues riff. a cover of The Beatles’

This is the second album young has released with crazy horse this year, and while the previous release, the cover album “americana,” was fun, “psychedelic pill” marks a triumphant return to the sort of music that cemented this band’s reputation as one of the best live rock acts out there. key tracks: “psychedelic pill,” “Born in ontario,” “she’s always dancing”

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costello song he never wrote. while the influences on the album are obvious, the music is undeniably original, and there are only a couple of tunes that don’t totally pass muster. here’s hoping that nine times Blue gets the widespread recognition they obviously deserve. key tracks: “Falling slowly,” “i can’t see you,” “Fun and games”

claude hay

I Love Hate You/128 Records

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“come together” finds hay stripping the tune down like an old engine and completely overhauling it. The end result is a complete reimagining of the classic rock track that has to be heard to be believed. This guy is red hot, and he’s only getting better with each release. key tracks: “stone Face,” “narrow mind,” “come together” — By devin grant


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shuckin’ for a cause

this third annual oyster roast benefiting parents anonymous of south carolina will feature barbecue, fixings and more. enjoy live music by the Brothers hiott as you sip on beer or wine. when: 6-10 p.m. Friday where: wappoo shelter at james island county park, 871 riverland drive price: $30 for adults, $15 for children; includes a pass to the holiday Festival of lights more info: 747-0480 or www. paofsc.org

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oyster shindig

the summerville Family ymca will put on its seventh annual oyster roast to benefit the strong Kids campaign. enjoy oysters, live shagging music from the east coast party Band and more. when: 6-10 p.m. Friday where: pine Forest country club, 1000 congressional Blvd., summerville price: $30 for adults, $15 for children 5-12 in advance; $35 at the door more info: www.summervilleymca.org/oystershindig

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plantation days

Austin Fitzhenry performs during a previous Second Sunday on King Street.

see what it was like to live in the 18th and 19th centuries during harvest time as middleton place comes to life during this hands-on history experience. catch demonstrations on cooking, textiles, blacksmithing and coopering, sugarcane pressing and cooking, gourdmaking, basket weaving and leather tanning. hand-on activities will include cotton and rice processing as well as making candles and pottery. when: saturday-sunday where: middleton place, 4300 ashley river road price: Free with gate admission more info: 556-6020 or www.middletonplace.org

second sunday on King street the downtown monthly staple, second sunday, is kicking off the holiday season with photos with santa from 2-5 p.m. for kids and 4-5 p.m. for pets. in addition, the charleston animal society will continue its dog days downtown while the espn charleston classic will rev up excitement for its upcoming tournament. charleston magazine will host a collection of giveaways from advertisers and the wounded warrior project will have volunteers at the information tent. live music, dining in the streets and more are part of the fun. when: 1-5 p.m. sunday where: King street price: Free more info: www.2ndsundayonkingstreet.com, 303-1113 or info@charlestonppt.org

holiday market Billed as “the lowcountry’s complete holiday experience,” this christmas extravaganza kicks off the season with specialty gifts, jewelry, clothing, gourmet foods, decorations, home accessories and decor, food and wine sampling, arts and crafts, and, of course, santa. pick up items for you or for someone you know from the numerous vendors that will be filling the space. when: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. sunday where: north charleston coliseum convention center, 5001 coliseum drive price: $7 for adults, $1 for kids 6-12; admission is good all three days with a free return pass more info: www.holidaymarket.com

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disney on ice presents ‘worlds of fantasy’ some of your favorite disney characters will be making a special appearance this weekend as they present their stories on ice. catch the crew from “cars,” “the little mermaid,” “toy story,” and tinker Bell and the other fairies from pixie hollow in this special effectspacked event. when: 7 p.m. today; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. saturday; 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. sunday where: north charleston coliseum, 5001 coliseum drive price: $16-$40 more info: www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com or www.disneyonice.com

in its second year, the carrier classic has expanded to a two-game event. the basketball double-header will feature the men’s teams of marquette university vs. ohio state university, then the women’s teams of ohio state university vs. the university of notre dame. the event is all about focusing attention on america’s veterans and members of the armed services while raising money for organizations that support them. this year’s beneficiaries are the navy-marine corps relief society, the congressional medal of honor society and museum, and the wounded warrior project. Both games will air on nBc sports network. when: 7 p.m. Friday where: on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier yorktown, patriots point, mount pleasant price: $500; veterans and members of the military are provided tickets at no cost more info: www.carrierclassic.org

lowcountry hoedown Break out your dancin’ boots for this inaugural event. Featuring moonshine and bourbon distilleries from around the south and local barbecue restaurants, this event is all about paying homage to some of charleston and the south’s most delicious foods, beverages and entertainment. and no hoedown would be complete without music, which will be provided by the corduroy road and BlueBilly grit, winners of the telluride Bluegrass Festival Band competition. when: 7-11 p.m. saturday where: visitor center Bus shed, 375 meeting st. price: $50 in advance, $60 at the door; 10 percent of ticket sales benefit lowcountry local First more info: www.lowcountryhoedown.com

living history weekend Boone hall is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of secessionville with its living history weekend, the center of which will revolve around a re-enactment of the fight. proceeds from the battle re-enactment go to historic flag preservation efforts and other projects initiated by the confederate heritage trust. in addition to the event, there will be vendors on site and programs going on throughout both days. when: saturday-sunday where: Boone hall plantation, 1235 long point road, mount pleasant price: $19.50 for adults; $15 for seniors, military and aaa; $8 for children 6-12; kids 5 and under get in free more info: boonehallplantation.com


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festival of lights james island county park kicks off the holiday season

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It takes months to get things set up for the Holiday Festival of Lights, and months to take it all down. By Stratton lawrence

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wo million light bulbs — that’s where the holiday festival of lights organizers lost count in their tally of the glowing orbs of cheer that decorate James island county park for two months each winter. “two million and one!” corrects Jim Murray, a volunteer at the park since the mid-’90s. Three nights a week during the festival, Murray dons the costume of wattson the giant red light Bulb, greeting children as they explore the winter wonderland and Santa’s village. “The best case scenario is that they grab my hand and say, ‘i love you and i want to take you home,’ ” laughs Murray. “The worst case is that they scream and run away. But really, it’s a hoot.” on a recent evening, Murray

was one of a few dozen volunteers stringing strands of lights over bushes and trees along the threemile driving route that now features over 750 shining displays. among the other volunteers are dave Striebich and Beth Brannan, a St. petersburg Beach, fla., couple in their third year as members of the campground host club. fourteen couples spend nearly three months at the park beginning oct. 1, collectively volunteering more than 4,100 hours in exchange for an rv campsite and a universal pass to charleston’s museums, plantations and attractions. “we meet some great people and have a lot of fun together,” Striebich said of the experience. “our job for five weeks is screwing and unscrewing, swapping out light bulbs on the displays.” in the month leading up to the festival’s opening weekend, around 200,000 faded and worn-out bulbs

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file and declined to be interviewed for this story, park general Manager randy woodard credits him what: holiday Festival of lights as the “true magician” behind the when: Friday-dec. 31 festival’s success. where: james island county “rich likes to be the guy in the park, 871 riverland drive background when the lights come price: $12 per vehicle sundayon. he’s a true creative spirit and a thursday, $15 Friday-saturday master electrician and artist, and (16-30 guests, $40 per vehicle; he lives and breathes light show,” 31-plus guests, $100 per vehicle) woodard attests. “all year long, for more info: 795-4386 or he’s refurbishing old displays and www.holidayfestivaloflights. constantly creating the next attracare replaced, ensuring that each com tion for the next year’s show. he’s display is as vibrant and colorful as really a genius.” possible. raab draws inspiration from colThe park’s staff gets to work even James island county park’s plans oring books, nursery rhymes and to open in 1989, meaning that the even local children. last year, the earlier, hauling displays out of first festival of lights debuted with park began a contest for kids 12 storage trailers and a warehouse dubbed “Santa’s workshop” in late the grand opening of the park. and under to design a new display, featuring 18 displays purchased resulting in a moving ferris wheel august. and after the new year, they’ll spend two months breaking from a builder in west virginia, that debuted in 2011. This year’s the 700-plus displays created since winning entry depicts Santa’s elves the displays back down. have all been made by chief light creating a light display of the state Year-round spirit show supervisor rich raab. please see lights, page e21 hurricane hugo put a damper on although raab keeps a low pro-


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flag. once a new design is determined, raab transfers a line drawing to a computer and projects it onto the floor of his workshop, where he traces the outline in chalk. he and his team then bend, cut and weld rebar into the design’s shape before affixing the appropriate colored lights to the structure. it takes between six and 10 weeks to create a new display. holiday is a term used loosely when it comes to the displays’ subject matter. driving the slow loop brings awestruck children of all ages through a prehistoric cluster of dinosaurs (with an erupting volcano), a flock of wading flamingoes and plenty of charleston imagery, including St. Michael’s church, the Morris island lighthouse and the 30-foottall juxtaposition of the new and old cooper river bridges. of course, there are also cartwheel-turning gingerbread men, Santa practicing his golf swing and an elf barely escaping a bite from a hungry alligator. The result is a light show that frequently ranks among lists of the top 10 in the country, alongside those in bigger cities like new orleans and atlanta. it’s been voted a top 20 event by the Southeastern tourism Society, receiving attention from The travel channel and Southern living magazine. “it definitely keeps us going through the winter,”

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said woodard. “when most campgrounds around the country are ghost towns, we’re packed for the season.”

A local tradition

last year, the festival of lights drew 225,000 people during its two-month run, accounting for about a third of the park’s annual attendance. it’s grown to encompass far more than just a driving tour, as well. Sand sculptor damon farmer returned to the park this year to spend nine days carving a sequel to last

year’s “Scuba Santa,” featuring St. nick taking presents to little mermaid girls. with his tool belt of tiny knives and scrapers, farmer begins with 50 tons of sand, held in place by wooden boards wrapped around the giant pile. when he’s finished, the wood will be gone, leaving an intricate sculpture of impermanent art behind. “it’s job security — planned obsolescence,” said farmer, shrugging off the notion that seeing his work swept away is a bittersweet aspect of his chosen me-

Folks can take a train-ride tour of the displays. dium. “a cubic yard of sand weighs about a ton-and-ahalf, so there’s no moving it.” This year’s design features Santa picking up his (abundant) mail, reading a long list from one hopeful child while his elves pack up gifts into bags behind him. it’s one of the first things visitors will see upon parking at the drive’s halfway point. after strolling through the enchanted forest walking trail, Santa’s village fea-

tures an 18-animal carousel as well as fire pits for roasting marshmallows, oversize greeting cards, the chance to take a photograph with Santa and a portable climbing wall. in the winter wonderland, sweets and burgers are available from vendors like donner’s delights. and although it may be tempting, there’s no eating allowed at the gingerbread house competition. nearby, two shops feature collectibles and holiday gifts

that include the festival’s annual collectible ornament, featuring a charleston Single house for 2012. finally, for an up-close look at the light displays, climb aboard the festival train for a tour around the festival. on certain nights (available at the park’s website), special events include visits with Mrs. claus, outdoor movies, live music and ice sculpture competitions. after the show begins, volunteers like campground host Striebich transition from bulb replacement to manning the actual attractions, including conducting the train rides. Staff remains on call — it’s not uncommon for confused (real) deer to knock over a display, including the lit-up grazing (fake) deer along the roadway. at the end of each evening, it requires a full hour to power down the 2,500 breakers circulating electricity to each display, including new lights that are timed to move with accompanying music. over the course of its 23-year history, the holiday festival of lights has ushered cars with tags from all 50 states through its gates. Because the festival charges entry by the car, not by the person, it’s a great excuse to gather the family and pack in tightly for a visit to a magical, illuminated wonderland. Just make sure that everybody gets a good view through the windows, and don’t forget your gloves for cupping a mug of hot chocolate around the bonfire.


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By deidre Schipani wine will be provided Special to The Post and Courier by la wine agency, virgil kaine will offer bourbon pigs and bourbon pours and palmetto Brewery The second annual pig will provide beer. roast & Bourbon Sip, hosted tickets are $25 in advance by poogan’s porch, will and $30 at the door; tickets be 3-6 p.m. Sunday in the include entrance as well as courtyard behind poogan’s all food and drink. proceeds porch. will benefit the lowcountry The event will feature live food Bank. advance tickets music, bourbon tastings, may be purchased at www. an array of Southern barbe- lowcountry foodbank. cue favorites and an oyster org. poogan’s porch is at shucking area. 72 Queen St. call 577-2337.

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power to the plow

The Slow food charleston and whole foods Market fall film series wraps up today with “farmageddon” at cinnebarre, 963 houston northcutt Blvd. in Mount pleasant. admission is free. film-inspired food will be created by the chefs at whole foods. go to www. slowfoodcharleston.com.

barbecue contest

charleston harbor resort

and Marina, 20 patriots point road, will be hosting the Smoke on the harbor BBQ Thowdown, a Southern Barbecue networksanctioned event. The event benefits the lowcountry food Bank. it will take place nov. 16-18 at the lookout pavilion. The event is open to the public. guests are asked to bring nonperishable food items. for five canned goods donated, $5 will be taken off the admission price. go to www.smokeonthe harbor.com or e-mail mgalvin@charlestonharbor resort.com.

Master Sommeliers. Ball is the youngest sommelier in South carolina to receive this distinction. with the addition of Ball, there are now five advanced sommeliers in the state. Ball joins fellow charlestonians rick rubel and andrew Marshall of charleston grill and patrick emerson of Maverick Southern kitchens. There are only 400 with this distinction in the world. Social restaurant + wine Bar is at 188 east Bay St. call 577-5665.

more brock accolades

cooking light magazine has announced that Sean lining up wines Brock of husk and McThe old village post crady’s is a 2012 trailblazhouse will host a row elev- ing chef. en wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. The annual award recogwednesday. nize seven chefs who are executive chef frank lee doing important things in and chef de cuisine forrest american food. The winparker will pair the menu ners are featured in cooking with all the best wines in the light’s 25th anniversary isgrowing “row.” wine and sue, on newsstands now. beverage director patrick Brock was awarded The emerson has paired wines culinary preservation from row eleven’s three award. check it out at www. row eleven, Stratton lumcookinglight.com. mis and civello brands to golden brew the menu. holy city Brewing capThe dinner is $75, plus tured the gold medal at the tax and gratuity. reservations are required and can great american Beer festival in denver. its pluff Mud be made by calling 388porter held its own against 8935. online reservations are not accepted for special more than 40 other brown porters. dinners. The old village post house smokin’ the votes is at 101 pitt St. in Mount pleasant. go to www.maver- home team BBQ took the title of “most life-changing icksouthernkitchens.com. ribs in america” in a poll oyster season conducted by esquire magaSalty waters rawbar & zine. nine finalists from grill at 520 folly road will texas, louisiana, alabama, host oysters roasts every Sat- georgia, tennessee and urday during the shucking north carolina made up the season. look for buckets and final field. all-you-can eat beginning at home team BBQ is at noon. call 762-9252. 2209 Middle St. on Sullivan’s island and 1205 ashley rivleg up on crabs er road in west ashley. go Sandbar restaurant at to hometeambbq.com. 86 Sandbar lane on folly pints, flights and fun Beach is offering all-youcaviar & Bananas will host can-eat crab legs seven days happy hours 4-7 p.m. tuesa week. call 588-9111. day-friday. draft beers, local the art of tasting and craft brews plus a $5 Social restaurant + wine happy hour menu are sure Bar has announced that to please. check them out at owner Brad Ball has received 51 george St. call 577-7757 his advanced sommelier cer- or go to caviarandbananas. tification from the court of com.

weekend brunching

lowcountry Bistro, 49 South Market St., is serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. weekend brunch service will begin at 10 a.m. call 302-0290 or go to www. lowcountrybistro.com/ brunch.

bargains at the bonz

tBonz in west ashley, 1668 old towne road, is offering seven lunch entrees for $7. These specials, dine in only, are available 11 a.m.3 p.m. call 556-2478 or go to www.tbonz.com.

ramen rage

kanpai Japanese restaurant has expanded its ramen menu. The restaurant is at 1035 Johnnie dodds Blvd. in the fairmont plaza in Mount pleasant. call 8844227.

aloha

The flyin’ hawaiian grill is open at 1585 central ave. in Summerville. call 8518822.

new breakfast spot

The collective at 766 S. Shelmore Blvd. in Mount pleasant has opened in the Bi-lo shopping center. it is in the former Bodacious Bagels location, and not only features breakfast foods but also many of the baristas that made the now-closed hope and union a destination for the coffee crowd.

steaks on the market

Burwell’s Stone fire grill opened friday at 14 Market St. chef eric huff plans a meaty menu with local seafood options to boot. it opens at 4 p.m. daily. call 737-8700 or go to www. burwellscharleston.com or facebook.com/Burwells.

reeling in the big fish charleston harbor resort and Marina at 20 patriots point road has named the new restaurant concept. it will be called Blue Marlin in honor of the large catch marlin pulled from waters off the coast. a 2013 opening is planned. go to www. bluemarlinfishhouse.net for more.


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lg’s offers new concept in tanner plantation

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here’s a new neighbor knocking around hanahan. lg’s on the creek has assumed the space formerly occupied by carolina crust gourmet pizza and pub in the tanner plantation shopping center. it’s a new concept under new ownership, the restaurant is quick to acknowledge. and in these newly appointed quarters, lg’s enjoys ample room. a painted brick application and warm yellow tones offer cozy surroundings. The l-shaped bar accommodates several patrons, as do a number of high-top tables and booths scattered throughout the restaurant. additionally, the outdoor area provides another gathering spot and a base for a game or two of cornhole. flatbreads, specialty pies,

zarella cheese with a tangy barbecue sauce on a soft but nicely flavored crust. and though the whitehead may sound unappetizing, it’s a good choice featuring garlic oil, mozzarella, feta and provolone cheeses. The bruschetta ($8) also is a Bruschetta from LG’s on solid pick, the crispy crostinis the Creek. offering nice balance for the medley of tomatoes, red onions, basil and balsamic. among sandwiches, lg’s makes its own meatballs for what: lg’s by the creek its meatball sandwich ($7), where: 1005 tanner Ford and patties together a halfBlvd., suite 105, hanahan pound of american ground hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily chuck into its burger ($8). more info: 553-8046 pastas and italian entrees ($9-$10) include the standards: fettucine alfredo, spasandwiches and pastas make ghetti, lasagna, ravioli, eggup much of lg’s menu. as plant parmesan and chicken pizzas go, a 10-inch costs parmesan. $10, with a 16-inch pizza But decidedly not stan$15. The fat guy pie can dard? lg’s enthusiastic sermake quick believers, comvice, which should go a long bining chicken, red onions, way in enhancing and popuThe Fat Guy pie from LG’s on the Creek. bacon, cilantro and mozlarizing the restaurant.

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gennaro’s little italy

Family’s west ashley restaurant looks to the past and to the future

By deidre Schipani who called pasta “macaSpecial to The Post and Courier roni” and served Sunday sauce with meatballs, braciwho says you can’t go ole and sausage. home again? for the gennThe restaurant opened this aro family, a return to west summer and they quickly ashley was as easy as spaset about creating the look ghetti and meatballs. and feel of a classic italian This summer the gremom-and-pop operation. a garious family that operates small bar has a high top and gennaro’s italian ristorante booth for those who need in north charleston opened a side of sports with their a second location in the spot dinner; two dining areas once home to Senor taco. with mostly booths, a great with a look cribbed from a horseshoe-shaped booth we little italy playbook, up went called the “godfather’s table,” the black-and-white photos as it could seat a dozen, and of family and friends, on the a screened-in dining area enwalls a mural from scenic joyed by families with young italia and onto the menu the children. canon of italian-american Many of the tables had classics: meatballs ($5), grasigns saying “reserved” on vy, antipasto ($9.95), lasagna them: a task in today’s mod($15.95), fettuccini alfredo ern restaurant managed ($16.95), the “parms” and by opentable or SeatMe. piccatas ($16.95-$18.95). Somehow, though, those They have done their signs looked right at home in grandparents, carmino gennaro’s. and lucia gennaro, who when it came to ordering, immigrated to ellis island we hitched our appetites from abruzzi in the 1800s, to the basics. clams oregaproud. and they have con- nato ($8.95) were the bready, tinued the legacy of new clammy, oregano-enriched york city’s Mulberry, Mott quahogs of taste memory. and Broome streets and Spritz them with a bit of today’s arthur avenue by lemon and you enter the bringing the red sauce naSinatra-zone. tion to South carolina. The soup ($4.50), an earthy This is a family-run opera- escarole and beans minestion and as they say, “There tre, was well-seasoned with is always a gennaro in the bits of ground sausage and kitchen.” red pepper flakes. ZupMichael gennaro Jr. is the pas (broth-based) of clams owner-operator and execuand mussels ($8.95), fried tive chef of little italy. But do calamari ($8.50) and stuffed not be surprised to see Mimushrooms ($7.95) underchael Senior, linda, Jimmy score the heritage of this or robert making the gravy menu. or glad-handing the guests. Salads are dressed with unlike their north house-made dressings, the charleston location, there is bread is baked on the premno jazz on Thursdays and no ises, and soups and sauces pizza on the menu. in fact, simmer in the kitchen of the menu has been streamgennaro’s little italy. lined and i like the dishes The kitchen dispatched a coming out of the kitchen. toasted bread round topped This is old-school stuff: no with flavorful mozzarella, crudo, capretto or cheeks. roasted tomatoes and a These are the recipes of balsamic reduction on a cooks who made gravy romaine leaf: a panzanella salad in two bites! a wellslow-simmered for hours,

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Gennaro’s Little Italy is at 1280 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. in West Ashley constructed crostini. The homemade bread is crusty and warm and the mild olive oil wears its seasonings well. Six pasta dishes are available as half orders and prodigious portions assured us we made the right call ordering the smaller size, and even had lunch leftovers. orecchiette ($18.50, $11.75) were topped with shrimp, sausage bits and fresh spinach in garlic and olive oil napped with a bit of alfredo sauce. densely textured and imbued with the heat of the rendered sausage, this dish married rich and salty to a robust finish. The eggplant a la Michael is a keeper and can be ordered as an entree ($16.95) or side ($5). The eggplant is peeled, thinly sliced and pleasantly enriched with meatballs, sausage, tomato

and mozzarella. Shrimp diablo parmigiana ($18.50) failed to deliver a spicy “zuppa” and the shrimp were tucked in with a blanket of cheese that played against their tender sweetness. This is a dish where less would be more and parmesan better served than mozzarella. tenderloin steaks ($25.95, $26.95) replace the rib-eyes of the north charleston location; chicken and veal are equally balanced on the menu. kudos to them for an italian dessert menu ($5.95): cannoli, tiramisu, cheesecake and cassata cake. The latter marries sponge cake, a creamy filling similar to what you find in a cannoli and an almond-flavored icing. try it with espresso for the flavors of sweet Sicily. The servers are well-

gennaro’s little italy cuisine: italian-american category: neighborhood Favorite location: 1280 sam rittenberg Blvd. phone: 225-7923 hours: 4-11 p.m. monday-saturday; closed sunday food:  atmosphere:  service:  price: $-$$$$ costs: appetizers $4.50-$8.95, salads $2.50-$9.95, entrees $16.95-$26.95, specialties $13.95-$18.50, sides $4-$5, daily specials, half orders. vegetarian options: yes bar: Full-service bar; happy hour 4-7 p.m. decibel level: moderate wheelchair access: yes other: outdoor patio, screened-in dining room, www. gennarositalian.com. trained and informed and very proud of the gennaro legacy. prices are gentle, the space well-groomed. The gennaro name is derived from the roman god Janus, the gatekeeper who

looks both forward and back. gennaro’s little italy honors that heritage both at the table and building their brand in the lowcountry, straddling the past and the future with respect.


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auctions, programs, shows will keep you busy e

very year about this time, redux puts on its annual art auction, usually one of their best events of the year. redux is so much more than a place to see cool art. for the past decade, it has provided studio space for artists, fine art instruction in a variety of media (and for all ages) and, of course, provided some rather evocative and innovative art to the public. The auction is a way of helping redux continue this mission while dressing your house with some amazing art from local creatives. “This particular annual event is critical to the fundraising efforts of redux. The goal is to raise at least $25,000 in this year’s auction of work by mostly redux Studio artists, which will directly support redux’s ongoing mission,” said Stephanie coakley, executive director at redux. The 10th annual art auction will be 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday. tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the door for this cocktail-attire event. guitarist gregory guay will provide the live entertainment. call 722-0697 or go to www.reduxstudios.org for more.

‘trilogy of light’

More than anything, many painters love playing with light and color. This evening, join local painters Jackie fritz-roy, pat fylstra and consuelo lange as they unveil works from their group show called “trilogy of light.” Their art work will be on display at the gov. Thomas Bennett house, 69 Barre St., 5-9 p.m. today. for more, call 814-2129.

provided

Jackie Fritz-Roy’s work is part of the show “Trilogy of Light.”

north charleston’s dinner theaters on friday night. lowry will set the autumnal stage with “when the frost is on the pumpkin.” dinner for the evening will be catered by embassy Suites. “when the frost is on the pumpkin” will take place at the north charleston condebut show vention center Ballroom, kate wichlinski’s photo5001 coliseum drive, with graphs are “very personal, dinner starting at 7 p.m. intimate images through tickets are $40 for the dinwhich she creates explorative ner, play and gratuity. Those narratives of her life,” said the who wish to see just the folks at Jericho advisors, the performance can purchase financial advisory firm host- tickets for $15. There will be a ing her debut show 5-8 p.m. cash bar available. wednesday. to purchase tickets, call The show, “Sensation is 740-5847 or email cultural already a Memory,” features arts@northcharleston.org. go art with a twist imagery of wichlinski’s family to www.northcharleston.org The gibbes Museum’s new and close friends. or storytellertimlowry.com program, art with a twist, Josh Silverman, owner of for more. promises some exciting Jericho advisors, is a strong ‘orphans’ events: cocktail lectures, trips supporter of charleston’s art Midtown productions’ to out-of-town museums and community and has been newest play, “orphans” is lunchtime lectures. using the office space to also one of the first events will have regular art shows featur- about two orphaned brothbe a lecture called “an artis- ing local talent. ers living in a broken down tic pairing: art and wine” The public is invited to meet house in north philadelphia. given by Michael cohen, “treat, the eldest, supports wichlinski and enjoy hors owner of goat.sheep.cow and d’oeuvres, wine and handhis younger sibling by petty adjunct professor at the col- crafted sodas from the canthievery, and makes the lege of charleston. house a virtual prison for nonborough Beverage co. a wine-and-cheese tasting the simple-minded phillip,” all of wichlinski’s images will follow the lecture, and explains artistic director are digital archival prints, guests will have an opportu- framed and available for Sheri grace wenger. nity to bid on a bottle of dom purchase. “one night, he kidnaps ruinart champagne. Jericho advisors is at 207-a harold, a rich older man; The event, which will begin St. philip St. call 276-6316 or harold turns out to have his at 6 p.m. wednesday, is $20 own motives and becomes go to www.jerichoadvisors. for museum members and the father figure the boys com for more. $30 for nonmembers. have always yearned for. storyteller for more, call 722-2706, it’s a modern fable, a dark ext. 21, or go to gibbes Join storyteller tim lowry comedy about the most basic museum.org/events. for another of the city of of human needs: love,” said

perfect, content american couple Jacob and allison as they attempt to set up their two mismatched friends, Suellen and kirk,” said artistic director kyle Barnette. “as the play progresses, Jacob and allison become the focus, and a tragic and dark secret about their marriage is revealed that threatens to rip apart their happy exisprovided tence,” said Barnette. Kate Wichlinski will have her debut show Wednesday at “with a production that Jericho Advisors. marries gut-wrenching emotional heft with very wellwenger. midtownproductions.org. placed humor, ‘hearts full of Blood’ sets up a story with There are performances at a punch the audience won’t 8 p.m. Thursday, friday and ‘hearts full of blood’ what if? productions has see coming.” Saturday and nov. 15-17, garnered a reputation of put- “hearts full of Blood” will with a Sunday matinee at ting on some really unusual have performances starting 3 p.m. of note: The play is pg-13 and different pieces this past wednesday and running year. through nov. 18 at 84½ Sodue to some adult language its newest, “hearts full of ciety St. tickets are $18 for and a bit of staged violence. Blood,” promises to be just adults and $12 for students. Midtown is at 915 folly as interesting. call 793-1972 or go to www. road on James island. call “The story focuses on whatifproductions.org. 795-223 or go to www.


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the deadline for night life items is monday at 5p.m. the week before the event or concert takes place. items should be faxed to the newsroom at 937-5579 or e-mailed to clubs@postandcourier.com. items submitted after the deadline will not be printed. For more information, call 937-5582.

Today

Keith Bruce

what: guitarist/songwriter. when: 5-8 p.m. nov. 8 where: gilligan’s, 582 dock road

Shrimp City Slim

what: lowcountry bluesman on piano & vocals. when: happy hour nov. 8. where: toast restaurant, 155 meeting st.

Thomas Champagne

what: pop/reggae/funk. when: 6 p.m. nov. 8 where: pearlz oyster Bar, 9 magnolia road

Steve Carroll & The Bograts

what: traditional irish folk tunes and tavern favorites. when: 8:30 p.m. every thursday, Friday and saturday where: tommy condon’s irish pub, 160 church st.

Thunderlip

what: metal/rock/southern rock from thunderlip out of wilming-

Molly Durnin

644 coleman Blvd.

ton, n.c., and local rock group Bully pulpit. when: 8 p.m. nov. 8 where: tin roof, 1117 magnolia road price: $5 more info: 571-0775

what: americana/folk/blues/ country singer-songwriter from new york state. when: 7-9 p.m. nov. 9 where: coastal coffee roasters inc, 108 e. 3rd n. st.

what: party rock band. when: 9 p.m.-midnight Fridays where: Folly Beach crab shack, 24 center st.

Cranford & Sons

V-Tones

Hotbox

what: self-described “lowcountry stomp rockabilly-folk explosion.” when: thursdays where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st.

Bobby Cool

what: country artist out of nashville, tenn. when: 9 p.m.-midnight nov. 8 where: Fiery ron’s home team BBq, 1205 ashley river road price: Free

Stud Farm

what: rock/dance/party band. when: nov. 8 where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

The Louie D. Project

what: Four-piece post-modern funk and party band. when: 9 p.m. nov. 8 where: pal joey’s martini lounge, 1035 johnnie dodds Blvd. more info: www.louied.com

Hank Marley

what: Folk rock/fusion/reggae. when: 10 p.m. nov. 8 where: planet Follywood, 32 center st.

Friday Frank & Ronnie

what: live music. when: 6-10 p.m. nov. 9 where: Blackbeard’s cove Family Fun park, 3255 u.s. highway 17

Plane Jane

what: seven-piece party band covers all favorites from the ’60s to today. when: Fridays where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

Rene Russell Trio

what: rene, gary and Kris play acoustic tunes with 12-string guitar, bass and percussion. when: 7-10:30 p.m. nov. 9 where: morgan creek grill, 80 41st ave. price: Free

Jazz Night

what: jazz & wine night with musical guests ann caldwell and larry Ford. when: 7-10 p.m. Fridays where: gaslight art & wine, 1715 hollydale court price: Free more info: 559-8877 or www. gaslightartandwine.com

what: the self-described “postmodern ragtime/gypsy/jazz/ swing/jugband” will feature special guest, multi-instrumentalist roger Bellow for this special event. when: 8-11 p.m. nov. 9 where: seanachai, 3157 maybank highway price: Free

The Louie D. Project

what: Four-piece post-modern funk and party band. when: 8 p.m. nov. 9 where: Brick house Kitchen, 1575 Folly road more info: www.louied.com

Tuba Jim & Roy

what: musical-comedy duo. when: 8-9:30 p.m. nov. 9 where: Buddyroe’s shrimp shack, 1528 Ben sawyer Blvd. price: Free more info: 388-5270

Sweetgrass Girls

what: Bluegrass/country. when: 8 p.m. nov. 9 where: tru Blues, 1039 johnnie dodds Blvd. more info: 881-1858

Carbon Leaf

what: alternative/indie/folk rock band out of richmond, va. when: 7:30 p.m. doors nov. 9 where: the music Farm, 32 ann st. price: $10 advance, $15 day-ofshow more info: 722-8904 or www. musicfarm.com

quiana Parler & Friends

Calhoun’s Calling

what: jazz/funk band. when: 10 p.m. Fridays where: juanita greenberg’s nacho royale, 410 w. coleman Blvd.

Steepwater Band

what: Blues/rock/roots music out of chicago. when: 10 p.m.-2 a.m. nov. 9 where: Fiery ron’s home team BBq, 2209 middle st. price: $5

saturday Will Hastings

what: “Blend of rockabilly, blues and swing” from nashville-based will hastings, pop and alternative indie music from estee gabay, folk/indie rock and more from jordan igoe and mackie Boles. when: 9 p.m. doors nov. 10 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $5 advance, $7 day-ofshow more info: 571-4343 or www. charlestonpourhouse.com

Pluto 4 Planet

what: charlotte-based rock band. when: nov. 10 where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st.

Sara Smile

what: acoustic rock covers from sara atchison and robert alvarez. when: nov. 10 where: Folly Beach crab shack, 24 center st.

Eddie Bush & The Mayhem

what: previous “american idol” vocalist and party band play jazz, pop, r&B, rock, soul and funk. when: nov. 9 where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st.

what: rock/southern rock/country/pop. when: nov. 10 where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

Hollow Point

what: classic rock-’n’-roll band covers the ’60s to today. when: Friday and saturday where: sand dollar social club, 7 center st.

what: self-described “improvised progressive dance rock groove fusion.” when: nov. 10 where: cutty’s, 227 st. phillip st. price: Free

Dan Clamp

Calhoun’s Calling

Schema

what: acoustic guitarist. when: 9 p.m. nov. 9 where: planet Follywood, 32 center st.

what: party rock band. when: 10 p.m. nov. 10 where: planet Follywood, 32 center st.

The Piedmont Boys

sunday

what: Bluegrass/country/southern rock out of greenville. when: nov. 9 where: wild wing cafe,

The Bill Show

what: acoustic rock/alternative. when: 3-6 p.m. sundays

where: Folly Beach crab shack, 24 center st.

Charleston Blues Crawl

what: a day of live blues and dancing, featuring cade style at Barbara jeans 2-4 p.m., juke joint johnny and the hurricanes at henry’s 4-7 p.m. and Big daddy cade’s B.B. tribute show at mad river 7-10 p.m. when: 2-10 p.m. nov. 11 where: charleston market, s. market st. price: $20 all-day pass; $5-10 each venue more info: 364-4195 or www.facebook.com/ events/493681857323546

Buddhist Prodigies

what: phish cover band outside on the deck. when: 5 p.m. doors nov. 11 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: Free more info: 571-4343 or www. charlestonpourhouse.com

Carroll Brown

what: acoustic/country/folk. when: 8 p.m. sundays where: dunleavy’s pub, 2213 middle st.

Plane Jane

what: seven-piece party band covers all favorites from the ’60s to today. when: sundays where: wild wing cafe, 36 n. market st.

Luke Cunningham Band

what: rock/alt-country. when: nov. 11 where: surf Bar, 103 w. cooper ave.

TrickKnee

what: acoustic/lounge/rock. when: sundays where: wild wing cafe, 7618 rivers ave.

Gracious Day

what: southern/country. when: sundays where: wolf track, 1807 parsonage road

Monday Shrimp City Slim

cajun rock” and more. when: 5-8 p.m. where: mad river Bar & grill, 32 n. market st. price: no cover.

Matt Jordan Acoustic

what: lead singer from trickKnee and friends. when: 8 p.m. nov. 13 where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: Free more info: 556-2378

Mac Calhoun

what: local singer-songwriter. when: 9 p.m.-midnight tuesdays where: Folly Beach crab shack, 24 center st.

Open Mic w/ Eric Penrod

when: nov. 13 where: planet Follywood, 32 center st., Folly Beach

Electric Herbie

what: super deluxe will perform a program full of herbie hancock’s “funky fusion hits” from the ’70s and ’80s. when: 9 p.m. nov. 13 where: voodoo tiki Bar & lounge, 15 magnolia road price: $3 more info: 769-0228 or www.facebook.com/ events/293399767428516

Wednesday For the Faithful

what: members of the reckoning will join in for “dead wednesday” with grateful dead covers on the deck. when: 5 p.m. doors nov. 14 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: Free more info: 571-4343 or www. charlestonpourhouse.com

Barn Jam

what: awendaw green will present singer songwriter in the round with hunter Ford, nic skey, Kylie hinze, trent ecktell, rian adkinson, jeff dent, the looters and les racquet. when: 6-10 p.m. nov. 14 where: sewee outpost, 4853 u.s. highway 17 price: $5 requested donation

what: lowcountry blues pianist/ singer. when: 7 p.m. mondays where: med Bistro, 90 Folly road Blvd. price: Free

what: guitarist/songwriter. when: 6-9 p.m. nov. 14 where: iacofano’s italian Bistro and Bar, 626 coleman Blvd.

Tuesday

Cotton Blue

Swamp Pop Shelly & Shrimp City Slim

what: live country band features female singer/guitarist from the bayou performing “swamp pop,

Keith Bruce

what: gator rob and detroit debbie play blues and variety. when: 7 p.m. where: gas light art and wine, 1715 hollydale court

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For more weekend events, go online to www.charlestonscene.com.

Today Oyster Roast, Auction

what: the capt. richard g. cliff jr. memorial team will host an oyster roast, Barbecue, auction and social Fundraiser. Barbecue with all the fixings will be provided by momma Brown’s Barbecue. all proceeds will go to the special operations warrior Foundation and to scholarships for graduating seniors at wando high school. when: 7-11 p.m. nov. 8 where: the lighthouse at shem creek, 100 church st. price: $35 per person and $65 per couple, $40 per person at the door more info: 849-8367 or http:// captcliffmemorial.com

BAMN’N & Guests

what: this group exhibit, contemporary cross currents, features a collection of paintings, fine craft and mixed media pieces that aim to draw attention to the rich diversity we share as a contemporary culture. members of Bamn’n include marty Biernbaum, arianne King comer, hank d. herring, Ktc and addelle sanders. special guests artists include susanne Frenzel, andrea hazel, hampton r. olfus, jr., pedro rodriquez, Francina smalls-joyner and cookie washington. when: through nov. 30 where: north charleston city gallery, 5001 coliseum drive price: Free more info: 740-5854 or http:// bit.ly/culturalarts

Taste of the World

what: this seventh annual event will feature samples of international cuisine from 20 charlestonbased restaurants, live music, a photo booth and a silent auction. proceeds will benefit the seafarer’s maritime center. when: 5:30-7:30 p.m. nov. 8 where: alhambra hall, 131 middle st., mount pleasant price: $50

Benefit for Nick Collins

what: city paper music awards will feature a benefit for nick collins of Fowler’s mustache. when: nov. 8. doors open at 7 p.m. show begins at 8 p.m. a pre-party on the deck with live bluegrass will begin at 6 p.m. where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway more info: 571-4343 or www. charlestonpourhouse.com/ index.php/2011/08/08/jonathan -tyler-and-northern-lights

Friday Sound of Charleston

what: experience the sounds that define charleston and its unique southern charm — jazz, gospel, gershwin, gullah, spiritu-

als, civil war songs — coming to life in sacred and historic spaces during a 75-minute live concert. when: 7 p.m. nov. 9 where: circular congregational church, 150 meeting st. price: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $16 students, children 12 and under free more info: 270-4903 or www. soundofcharleston.com

Film Festival

what: “l’amour dure trois ans (love lasts three years)” is directed by Frederic Beigbeder and adapted from his semi-autobiographical novel. this comedy, which makes fun of romance, follows the misadventures of a literary critic, marronier, who tries to hide the fact that following his divorce, he wrote a cynical bestseller denouncing love. in French with english subtitles. when: 7:30 p.m. nov. 9 where: institute of psychiatry, musc, 67 president st. price: $5; $3 students more info: 556-8458 or www. afusa.org/af/charleston/

saturday Holiday Elfstravaganza

what: the second annual elfstravaganza will be held nov. 10 at wonder works in mount pleasant. the free holiday celebration kicks off the season with activities including ornament decorating, writing letters to santa, decorating cookies and more. enjoy free holiday treats, play with the hottest toys of the season, meet the author of “the elf on the shelf” and get your picture taken with elfie. when: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. nov. 10 where: wonder works in mount pleasant, 624 long point road price: Free more info: 849-6757 or www. wonderworkscharleston.com

Adoption Celebration

what: a chosen child adoption services & the hearts of hope adoption ministry in summerville are co-hosting an event to celebrate accas’s 10th anniversary and national adoption month. all adopted children and infants up to 10 years of age and their families are invited to attend. enjoy the jump castles and lots of fun activities for the kids, including guest speaker and well-known lowcountry storyteller and adoptive parent tim lowry. this is a free event with birthday cake and snacks to be provided. when: 2-4 p.m. nov. 10 where: celebration town, 975 Bacons Bridge road price: Free more info: 851-4004

Film Festival

what: “angele and tony” is directed by alix delaporte. set

on France’s normandy coast, delaporte’s debut is a tale of redemption featuring angele, a young woman on parole after two years in prison. she is determined to reconnect with her young son, yohan, who is in his grandparents’ custody. through an ad, she meets tony, a professional fisherman. he hires her as a fishmonger and teaches her the tricks of the trade. when: 5 p.m. nov. 10 where: institute of psychiatry, musc, 67 president st. price: $5; students $3 more info: 556-8458 or www. afusa.org/af/charleston/

French Film what: ‘l’homme qui voulait vivre sa vie” is directed by eric lartigau, from a douglas Kennedy best-seller. paul exben is a success story: partner in an exclusive paris law firm, with a big salary, house, glamorous wife and two sons. when his wife has an affair, paul bids this perfect life goodbye. assuming another identity, he moves to the adriatic coast of yugoslavia to build a new life, but pays for it with all he leaves behind. in French with english subtitles. when: 7 p.m. nov. 10 where: institute of psychiatry, musc, 67 president st. price: $5; students $3 more info: 556-8458 or www. afusa.org/af/charleston/

sunday Antiques

what: “antiques on the sweet tea trail” in summerville will be held 1-4 p.m. nov. 11. eight antiques stores in summerville have united to present a new shopping experience. many will offer discounts, light refreshments or both. when: 1-4 p.m. nov. 11 and dec. 9 where: summerville more info: 725-8408 or http:// thevintageswag.com

Book Signing

what: carolina on King welcomes patricia moore-pastides, first lady of the university of south carolina and author of “greek revival: cooking for life,” as its guest for second sunday on King on nov. 11. she will speak with guests, offer samples from her recipes and sign books 1-3 p.m. Book sales benefit the usc health and sustainability Fund. when: 1-3 p.m. nov. 11 where: carolina on King, 258 King st. price: no admission cost more info: 958-2735 or www. carolinaonking.com

Music in the Park

what: hanahan recreation and parks presents music in the park the second sunday of each month. traditional country and variety

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music open mic session, so bring your musical instrument and join in. hosted by the talk of the town band led by larry villa. when: 2 p.m. nov. 11 where: hanahan city hall, 1255 yeamans hall road price: Free more info: 225-5365

Veterans Day Concert

The post and courier will perform a set of big band music reminiscent of the 1940s. when: 3 p.m. nov. 11 where: charleston southern university lightsey chapel auditorium, 9200 university Blvd. price: Free more info: 863-7966 or www. charlestonsouthern.edu

Film Festival

what: “starbuck,” directed by Ken scott. at 42, grubbily handsome david lives the life of an irresponsible adolescent. he owes money to the mob, works as a delivery man in a meat business, and maintains a complicated relationship with valerie, a young policewoman. just as she tells him she’s pregnant, david’s past resurfaces. twenty years before, he sold sperm to a fertility clinic. he

discovers he’s the father of many children, 142 of whom have filed a lawsuit to find their biological father, known as starbuck. when: 5 p.m. nov. 11 where: institute of psychiatry, musc, 67 president st. price: $5; students $3 more info: 556-8458 or www. afusa.org/af/charleston

Monday

are asked to contact marty Besancon at 740-5854 or mbesancon@ northcharleston.org. when: 9:30-10:30 a.m. nov. 12 where: Felix davis community center, 4800 park circle price: Free more info: 740-5850 or http:// bit.ly/culturalarts

Wednesday Laugh for a Lincoln

Veterans Story Swap

what: two to three acts of improv comedy. arrive by 7:30 p.m. for tickets. when: 8-10 p.m. wednesdays through dec. 26 where: theatre 99, 280 meeting st. price: $5 more info: 853-6687 or www. theatre99.com

1977 maybank highway price: $7 advance, $8 day-ofshow more info: 571-4343 or www.charlestonpourhouse. com

ave., Folly Beach

what: acoustic/country/folk. when: 8 p.m. wednesdays where: tommy condon’s irish pub, 160 church st.

where: trayce’s too neighborhood grille and pub, 2578 ashley river road price: no cover. more info: 556-2378

Henri Gates

Jimkata

Weigh Station

what: the csu wind ensemble and jazz Band will join forces to present a veterans day concert in lightsey chapel auditorium. the wind ensemble will perform a variety of music relating to americana, including arrangements of music from the american revolution, civil war, wwi, wwii and vietnam eras. the csu jazz Band

clubs from page e26

Carroll Brown

what: lead guitarist and backup vocalist of local roots rock band southwood. when: 8 p.m.-midnight nov. 14

what: electro-rock out of ithaca, n.y. when: 9 p.m. doors nov. 14 where: the pour house,

what: the city of north charleston cultural arts department will host a public story swap session prior to the official veterans day program. the story swap offers veterans an open opportunity to share memories and stories about their service. veterans interested in signing up to share their stories

what: self-described “dirty southern funk rock” jams. when: nov. 14 where: surf Bar, 103 w. cooper

Barstool Blackout

what: “lasers, fog, blacklights, strobes and everything that glows right in your eyeball.” when: 8 p.m. doors nov. 14 where: the music Farm, 32 ann st. price: $23 advance, $25 day of show

Big Something

what: self-described “alternative rock with a Big groove” out of Burlington, n.c. when: 9 p.m. doors nov. 14 where: the pour house, 1977 maybank highway price: $7 advance, $8 day-ofshow more info: 571-4343 or www.charlestonpourhouse. com

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ace’s on Bridge

By BOBBY WOLFF

Against three no-trump, West leads the spade queen. How do you plan to make nine tricks? Outsidethediamonds,youhave fivetoptricks.Soyouneedaminimum of four diamond tricks to makeyourcontract.Supposeyou win the spade lead with the ace and finesse the diamond jack. If thefinesseloses,thespadereturn will mean that you won’t make nine tricks unless the diamond 10 drops. This would be the case even when the diamonds were 3-3, for the entry to the diamonds has been removed. Accordingly, the best approach is to win the first spade (for fear of a club shift) and play a diamond to the king. Then continue by overtaking the diamond jack with dummy’s ace, even if West

has followed with a small card. Here, since the diamond queen has put in an appearance, you can simply dislodge the diamond 10 from East’s hand and make nine tricks: two spades, two hearts, four diamonds and a club. If the diamonds had been 3-3, the third round of diamonds would have established the suit, with the spade king as the entry to cash them. You will succeed when either defender begins with asingletonordoubletondiamond queen or 10. As we have seen, dummy’s 9-8-7 is then good enough to allow you to knock out the remaining diamond honor, letting you collect four diamond tricks and the contract. This gives you a better than twothirdschancetomakeyourgame.

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E30: Thursday, november 8, 2012

DOONESBuRY By Garry Trudeau

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B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart

SALLY FORTH By Francesco Marciuliano & Craig Macintosh

PEANuTS By Charles Schulz

JuMP START By Robb Armstrong

BLONDIE By Dean Young

DuSTIN By Steve Kelley & Jeff Parker

CuRTIS By Ray Billingsley

GARFIELD By Jim Davis

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DENNIS THE MENACE By Hank Ketcham THE LOCKHORNS By Bunny Hoest & John Reiner

MARMADuKE By Brad & Paul Anderson

BIZARRO By Dan Piraro

Yesterday’s Solution

ZIGGY By Tom Wilson

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NON SEquITuR By Wiley Miller

BEETLE BAILEY By Mort, Greg & Brian Walker

MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley

JuDGE PARKER By Woody Wilson & Mike Manley

FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston

ROSE IS ROSE By Pat Brady & Don Wimmer

MARY WORTH By Joe Giella & Karen Moy

PEARLS BEFORE SWINE By Stephan Pastis

HI AND LOIS By Brian & Greg Walker & Chris Browne

LuANN By Greg Evans


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THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker

BABY BLuES By Jerry Scott & Rick Kirkman

DILBERT By Scott Adams

ANDY CAPP By Reg Smythe

HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne GET FuZZY By Darby Conley

ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman

GRAND AVENuE By Steve Breen

today’s horoscope sagittarius (nov. 22dec. 21): update your look and you will boost your confidence. don’t let the changes going on around you cause self-doubt.

aries (march 21-april 19): staying active is key. love is highlighted. reconnecting with people from your past will be enlightening.

leo (July 23-aug. 22): Be careful how you approach personal change. talk is cheap and will help you sort out what’s best.

taurus (april 20may 20): think outside the box. check out new interests. positive thought and action will bring excellent results. love is simple; don’t make it so complex.

virgo (aug. 23-sept. 22): participate in activities that get you pumped up and ready to make a difference. a challenge will motivate you to make a lifealtering change.

capricorn (dec. 22-Jan. 19): stick to work and finding original ways to market what you have to offer. avoid making personal changes of any kind.

gemini (may 21-June 20): not everyone is on your side. don’t share your thoughts and plans. have a secondary plan ready and know ahead of time what your bottom line is.

libra (sept. 23oct. 22): mobility and versatility will help you get ahead. posturing and playing to win will keep you in the game. love is in the stars.

aQuarius (Jan. 20-feb. 18): getting involved in a cause you believe in will lead to working with interesting people. make home improvements that will ease your stress.

cancer (June 21-July 22): strut your stuff. socializing, networking and discovering what’s available that can help you excel will lead to an interesting turn of events.

scorpio (oct. 23-nov. 21): a serious attitude coupled with originality and discipline will lead to an interesting offer, but before you settle for what’s being suggested, consider what you are worth.

pisces (feb. 19-march 20): don’t say anything if you cannot give an honest opinion. walk away from anyone trying to put you on the spot.


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thursday, november 8, 2012: E35

Veterans grateful for acknowledgment

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By reBekah Bradford Special to The Post and Courier The mustache seems like it’s here to stay. in fact, it’s gained iconic status in pop culture, and you can find its image on pint glasses, t-shirts, even on kidrobot’s labbit. heck, the month of november is now widely known as Movember. if you’re not in the loop, guys grow mustaches to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. check it out at us.movember.com. So this week’s trivia is all about the ’stache. current trivia champ greg larson is taking on gail ortiz, who works as a tutor.

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We wonder how much wax it took Salvador Dali to keep his gravity-defying ’stache like that.

questions

1. what snack food mascot sports a large ’stache on the label? 2. what famous game show host shocked the world when he appeared without his signature mustache in 2001? 3. this director of “camp” movies grew his pencil-thin mustache in honor of little richard. 4. marcel duchamp was known for his parody of what famous painting when he added a mustache to it? 5. this artist’s flamboyantly oiled mustache was as avant garde as his paintings. 6. this former wrestler’s signature look included a bandanna, yellow and red colors, and a big blond ’stache. 7. one of the greatest writers of american literature, samuel clemens, sported a thick mustache and used what pen name? 8. this ’80s television character got to drive a red Ferrari around oahu while he solved cases as a private investigator. 9. this Belgian detective with a meticulous mustache is the only fictional character to have received an obituary in the new york times when he died. 10. seen in movies and graphic novels, this mustache is usually worn by the villain and is named for a fictional character of asian origin.

greg’s answers

1. the face on the pringles can. 2. alex trebek 3. gotta be john waters. 4. the scream 5. salvador dali 6. the hulk — i mean hogan, not the green hulk. 7. mark twain 8. magnum 9. poirot 10. like a Fu manchu mustache?

conclusion greg continues his run as the head2head trivia champ, coming out one correct answer ahead of his opponent. he’ll return next week to attempt a third victory.

gail’s answers

1. what’s on the pringles can. 2. the guy on jeopardy, alex trebek. 3. is it john waters? 4. the mona lisa 5. i can’t remember if picasso had a mustache. 6. hulk hogan 7. mark twain 8. magnum p.i. 9. i’m drawing a blank. 10. Fu manchu

correct answers 1. julius pringles 2. alex trebek 3. john waters 4. the mona lisa 5. salvador dali 6. hulk hogan

7. mark twain 8. thomas magnum, p.i. 9. hercule poirot 10. Fu manchu

ear aBBy: as veterans day approaches, may i share a few guidelines that can be helpful when interacting with veterans or service members? 1. it is never ok to ask a veteran if he or she has killed someone or to joke about it. if we have, we can’t even talk about it with our spouses, much less a stranger. 2. when you thank us for our service or pay for our meal, it is really appreciated. 3. please don’t tell us that wars are a waste of dollars or lives or were fought for oil. what we hear is that, in your opinion, our best friend died for nothing. we know many people disagree with war, but it’s better to keep your opinions to yourself. 4. Many of us now have ptSd. if you see us acting anxious or moving away from crowds, turning our backs to the wall or fidgeting, simple kindness or a little distraction will be appreciated. talk to us and give us some breathing room. 5. please remember that 15 percent of those who serve in the military are women, and some have been in combat. it’s better to ask, “are you a veteran?” rather than, “was your husband a soldier?” 6. as with any person who has a disability, please do not stare at us. we can be sensitive about our scars or injuries and would prefer not to be asked to relive a difficult

dear aBBy experience by being quizzed about what happened. please also understand that war injuries today are very different from in the past and are often not visible. it is not ok to tell someone they “don’t look disabled” or appear to need help. Those of us with disabilities appreciate light conversation and assistance if we look like we are in need. it was my pleasure to serve our country. — aManda c., u.S. arMy diSaBled veteran DEAR AMANDA C.: Thank you for your service. And thank you, too, for your helpful suggestions, which are sure to be appreciated not only by civilians, but also by active and retired members of our military. Readers, as the war in Afghanistan winds down, many thousands of service members are returning home and entering the job market. Please, if possible, honor their courage, dedication and sacrifice by doing your part and providing them with employment. Considering what they have done for us, it is the least we can do to show our appreciation.


E36: Thursday, november 8, 2012

The post and courier


Charleston Scene 11.08.12